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Old May 07, 2012, 04:14 PM
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Originally Posted by kaptondave View Post
I too have done the Paul Naton decalage mod and find it very satisfying. It is easier now to maintain slow gliding flight with minimum sink. My CG is at 83 mm, 20 mm back from the stock value. The rearward CG combined with neutral decalage has made the ship more sensitive to changes in lift caused by thermals, but along with that comes decreased stability, which I believe is the reason some say it is not for everybody. It is not dangerously unstable by any means but less experienced pilots need to stay on top of things to avoid a possible stall when an updraft is encountered.
Hi Dave
I'm glad your here ...

Dave is one of the Guru's on the Decalage Mod

I think after doing the decalage mod ,
you can see the wing react more when you hit a thermal
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