LI, New York, USA
Joined Mar 2003
If there is a spar or a wing rod, use that as your starting point.
If you can hand throw it, preferably over tall grass, that would be good. It should go something like this video.
> Video of a Hand Throw Test Glide
If you can't hand throw it because you can't get a good enough grip then do it with 1/3 throttle. If it goes OK take it up. If it is hard to control, slowly power off and land it. Give yourself a LOT of room.
If it tends to sag at the tail, it is probably tail heavy, don't try to fly it.
> Test Flight Procedures
> Performance Tuning Gliders
Gordy's Balancing System
TUNING THE ELEVATOR
Joined Dec 2012
Thanks for the edifying information and help you've provided.
I finally managed to get the information via a very circuitous route from an Italian gentleman working in Germany.
For future reference I can now announce that the CG for the non powered version of the Jamara Ventus HX2 is 42-46mm back from the root leading edge.
All I need now is some decent weather and plenty of lift in order to fly it from our local slope whilst praying that it doesn't tip stall and spiral to earth.
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