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Old 10-28-2004, 11:16 AM
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Yup u heard it i built a 10 dollar glider. I used two seets of that 3/8 of an inch thick foam board with the paper over it. For control surfaces, i used some left over balso scrapes. It has a 50 inch semi cimertrical flat bottom airfoil wing, 38 inch fuse, and weighs in at 28 ounces with standard radio gear. I will post pics as soon as i can. I havent flown it yet cuz im not sure how to located the cg, any sugestions?
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Old 10-29-2004, 12:13 PM
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Here is a web site that has a cg calculator on it.

http://www.coloradogliders.com/cente...calculator.htm

There are also many other useful calculators under the tools & stuff section.
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