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Nov 14, 2019, 07:36 PM
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motor placement


I was wondering if it would effect the flight characteristics if I lowered the thrust line and extended the motor . converting a Sr. Falcon
thinking about lowering about 1/2 inch and moving motor forward about the same.
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Nov 14, 2019, 11:54 PM
If it flies, I can crash it.
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Moving the motor forward a 1/2" isn't going to make a difference to anything except CG. Moving it down a 1/2" probably doesn't matter any either. As long as the direction of the thrust line doesn't change, it's just another one of a number of up/down asymmetries in the airframe.


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