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Old Nov 30, 2011, 01:04 PM
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The best way to find the CG and sweep angle of a Delta wing

I am trying to find the sweep angle of my delta wing scratch build. Any thoughts?
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Old Nov 30, 2011, 01:18 PM
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RTF:

See if this is what you're looking for:
http://adamone.rchomepage.com/cg_calc.htm

Here's another:
http://www.scaleaero.com/CG_Calculator.htm

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Old Dec 01, 2011, 06:50 AM
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RTF, a simple protractor and a ruler will allow you to determine the sweep angle of your wing ... The CG is best determined by test gliding as each delta is slightly “different” ... Usually a good place to start is around 45% , close to the middle of the plane ...
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Old Dec 01, 2011, 09:05 AM
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Try this out... Mudman1959

http://fwcg.3dzone.dk/?wing_span=48&...ow_mac_lines=0
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