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Old 04-15-2011, 09:13 AM
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ORIGINAL: flybyjohn

If a plane is known to come out tail heavy, is it acceptable to cut the nose of the plane shorter to balance the model or does this affect the flying characteristics of the plane?
Balancing is the main reason for airplanes to have a nose; flying wings don't have a nose and fly OK.

Do a simple calculation before cutting the nose off, and the amount of extra weight will be minimal if any.
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