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Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:39 AM
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Originally Posted by pmisuinas View Post
I have heard people are often surprised when balancing a Mosquito. I read from one experienced modeler that when he examined the layout and the moments, the motors extend far enough from the wing in the nacelles it is not so far off from a normal single engine in the nose model--the twin motors make up the difference in placement. As you have found out, it is not going to be that hard to get the CG where you want it...Pete M
Hi Pete: I totally agree, my past experience with twins has had its share of complications in getting CG. We all assumed right from the start the battery would likely need to be as far forward as possible. Big surprise to find it back as far as it could go, and need spinners and exhaust covers! All is assuming the plan CG is correct. Everything I've uncovered says its fine. Doug B
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