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Old Sep 08, 2003, 06:36 PM
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Assuming the pitch down is not a stall when the power is cut, the way to raise the nose in the glide is to shim up the leading edge of the wing or shim down the leading edge of the horizontal tail, which ever is sounder mechanically. Either change will increase the decalage. Too much of an angle change will result in a stall so, the changes should be made in small increments until the best glide is achieved.

Decalage is defined as the angle between the chord line of the wing and the chord line of the horizontal tail.
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