Thread: Discussion CG, decalage, and trim
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 11:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Phil.Taylor View Post
"Nay" !

only when everyone agrees that the crucial ingredient in the "dive test" - which is most often forgotten, is:
- when you have changed the CofG after the first (or subsequent) dive tests you MUST now RETRIM the Tx elevator trim so that the plane once again flies hands-off in level flight - before you do another dive test

Phil.
Yah, on my wee Alula, the elevator throws are so vastly reduced (1-2mm) that a single click of trim yields a (relative) heckuva lot of throw, making it time-consuming to move the cg teeny tiny amounts to match the trim one beep "this way or that".
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