RC Gliders, Sailplanes and Slope Soaring Discuss rc gliders,rc sailplanes and slope soaring in this forum. Thermaling techniques, airfoils, tips, etc

Ventus 2ax 5m C of G

Reply
Old 06-02-2016, 01:19 AM
  #1
AUS11594
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: FLOREAT, AUSTRALIA
Posts: 14
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default Ventus 2ax 5m C of G

Can anyone tell me the correct centre of gravity position for a Ventus 2ax 5 metre glider? I have just purchased an unused model which has been around for a few years now and am in the process of setting it up.
Any help would be appreciated but if I could get a proven safe flying measurement from the leading edge (at the inboard end of the flaps or some other recognisable reference point) that would be great.
Thank you.
AUS11594 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2017, 12:08 AM
  #2
speedamigo
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Switzerland
Posts: 10
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default

what's the manufacturer of the ventus?
speedamigo is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2017, 03:12 AM
  #3
AUS11594
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: FLOREAT, AUSTRALIA
Posts: 14
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default Manufacturers of Ventus 2ax

One of my friends has tracked the various manufacturers of the Ventus 2ax as follows:
Original manufacturer was HK Models, then Faltus, then Robbe and now Topmodel.
Trust this is of assistance.
AUS11594 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2017, 07:58 AM
  #4
speedamigo
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Switzerland
Posts: 10
Gallery
My Gallery
Models
My Models
Ratings
My Feedback
Default

I checked the topmodell page ( in french) and they have a 4,5 m ventus or a 6 m ventus.

but the easiest is to download a program to calculate the cg like Schwerpunkt52 ( in german) or go to c.g calc on the website of ecalc.ch ( the quite known online e-power calciulator) and get your correct C.G like this

hope this helps
speedamigo is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 12:56 PM.