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Old Oct 10, 2012, 04:30 PM
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United States, CA, Lake Elsinore
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There's absolutely nothing wrong with a forward cg. It's better flying IMHO.

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I have my DLGs setup with a forward CG (cause I suck at flying) making them a bit more stable in pitch, this also requires carrying a bit more up elevator trim to maintain a reasonable flight speed. The up elevator trim at high speed (launch speed) is enough to pitch the plane into a nice ascent angle.
I'm also a little on the tall side and tend to throw more upwards than some do (I can get away with a little more up angle without tip strikes), requiring a little less pull-up from the plane to get into launch...
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