Thread: Discussion Hyperion Sniper x II COG?
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Old Dec 09, 2012, 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted by bobly View Post
I can't help with what the right measured cg is, but I find it best to start out with a bit nose heavy and adjust to taste. Your battery might be a bit on the heavy side though. Also, unless you just want to, you don't have to cut out the fuse for the battery. On my Hacker's I just put velcro on the stiffner and on side of fuse with corresponding velcro on two sides of bats with the battery standing on edge. Then I can move battery around depending on conditions or how I want it to fly. If I want to fly in windy conditions I move it forward a bit. I have marks for the different positions and can also use different batteries this way. Lighter batteries give a more floaty flight and heavier batteries penetrate wind better.
Thanks! good idea, didn't think about putting velcro on stiffener too! yeah 2200mah might be a little heavy, but the next smallest I have is a 1300?? probably too small. the sniper x II is a big plane! 4ft ws and about 4ft long...
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