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Old Nov 30, 2011, 02:04 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, 02:18 PM
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Old Dec 01, 2011, 07:50 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, 10:05 AM
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Try this out... Mudman1959

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