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Old Nov 16, 2009, 08:56 PM
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CG With Swept wings Vs. High AR Flying Wings??

I was making a glider, make this my 3000th one, and i noticed that when i have a flying wing that has a high aspect ratio it is incredibly weird to balance as it is usually behind the COL and the regular swept back wings generally balance at the middle of the Root Chord.

Could someone explain to me why this is, i cant seem to rap my head around it!
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Old Nov 16, 2009, 09:27 PM
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This calculator will demonstrate it to you.

http://fwcg.3dzone.dk/?wing_span=38&...ow_mac_lines=0
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Old Nov 17, 2009, 07:36 PM
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Ah ha!

ah there we go,

i am only 15 and i still do this exact method with three rulers and a pen!.

works every time!

i stopped using this method after i found out that the middle was, i thought, the COG! well i get it know!

thanks alot,

BYE
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