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Old Nov 11, 2002, 05:34 AM
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Multiplex Cargo questions


I have just aquired a Multiplex Cargo second hand, (painted up like a B17 flying fortress !)without instructions...and am wondering what battery packs to use ?
Anyone any ideas ?
Also, where should the C of G be ???
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Old Nov 11, 2002, 06:10 AM
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Hello,

Take a look at:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...ighlight=cargo

Cheers,

Joćo
Old Nov 11, 2002, 06:58 AM
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The Exact placement of C of Gs are the big question on the cargo. Or is it????


Personally I think the tail is to short on this model. Elevation is very touchy.
But other wise it flys very well. The 4 speed 400 motors deliver more than enough thrust. Check out my Australian QANTAS Cargo
Thanks
Steve
Old Nov 11, 2002, 07:08 AM
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Thanks guys, but what about the battery question ???
Old Nov 11, 2002, 07:50 AM
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Ive been flying mine around with 2400 CP (subC) 7and 8 cell packs. Thats one pack in the nose as far forward as you can go. Im considering testing 2 packs for the extra needed nose weight. Originally tried 1700mah but way to light.
Wanted to balloon up vertical on full throttle take off
Steve
Old Nov 11, 2002, 10:07 AM
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I use an 8 cell 2400 also. There are threads on this modifcation to a B-17 and one of the threads mentions that if you increase the incidence to the LE of the stab, you will overcome the problem of vertical cimb on take off. I looked at mine last night and there is a definate down angle to the LE of the stab in relation to the main wing. I might just change this angle to get rid of the extra weight I put in the nose to stop the ballooning.
Old Nov 11, 2002, 10:38 AM
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Good idea?


Thanks for that good bit of info.....
Will keep that modification in mind
Steve


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