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Old Jan 09, 2013, 07:26 AM
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@Peter, nice pilot there, better than original!

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Originally Posted by Odysis View Post
Where'd you get that diagram from? I was taught to always project the LE and TE to the fuse c/l - it works as a very rough approximation for the wing/body.

As is it would produce a tail-heavy AC compared to extending to c/l...
http://www.gryffinaero.com/models/ff...c/findmac.html

Yes, your method should also work.
Like considering the plane as a huge flying wing!

Ok that's right, doing that you get a CG ahead of factory recommended. In any case, "stable neutral" is farther back, like drawing a line uniting both MAC centers.
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