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Old 05-06-2011, 02:52 PM   #37 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Vicovaludemero View Post
You are right about it being nose heavy... even with the extended boom. However, for aerobatic flight I have found that a slightly forward CoG is actually beneficial, thatís probably why itís like that in the first place. On the other hand, for slow precise flight a balanced bird is a must, and works much better than it does with a forward bias.
Being relatively new to this all, that's new information for me. Thanks! Is there any rule-of-thumb for how far forward (percent of overall length in front of the main shaft or some such thing) or is it pretty much a personal preference?
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