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Thread: Y Copter CG?

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    Y Copter CG?

    I need to figure out where the CG on a Y copter with unequal motor lenghts is? I currently have the CG and CB where all the shafts meet. Problem is that because the tail motor is farther back along with extra hardware (servo, etc.), I have to move the battery to an extreme forward spot to get it to balance. It flies great, but I would like to know if that is the correct CG or if it should be further back.

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    RE: Y Copter CG?

    i would call that correct. especially if you are wanting to do AP stuff. a more rearward CG will do better aerobatics. where ever you place the CG, remember to also place the control board so that it is centered over it.

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