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Old Feb 05, 2013, 08:22 PM
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Help!
Calling all Pitts experts!

Jamara Pitts Special ARF is the topic. I won this baby at the club Christmas raffle, yea cool huh!
I'm to the point to where I need to zero in on the CG. The 4 page instruction sheet that is in 2 languages I don't understand, German and English translated from German, are confusing me. I know this topic is beat to death out there. I've seen CG is root of bottom wing, 1 inch back from bottom wing on top wing (that one confused me too). I guess I need to have my own thread because this plane is mine!

It's 53" span so little under 1/4 scale. Knowing bipes are usually tail heavy I opted for a RCGF 26cc instead of the .90 glow recommended.

Here's the rub. The English translation from German says "CG is 4.5cm from the front of the wing underside."

Me too!

I entered the German text into Google's translator and got "At the lower support surface measure 4.5cm from the front edge of the leading edge."

I get 4.5cm from leading edge of lower wing. Anybody else see it that way? Tell me what you think.

Thanks in advance,
Craig
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