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Old 08-07-2017, 12:10 PM
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Mine felt a little tail heavy from the recommended CG and I was in the process of adding some nose weight before my crash. Its not far off but makes it tough when landing because the plane wants to float real bad.
Thanks, did you happen to check it inverted to see how much up you needed?
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Old 08-07-2017, 04:53 PM
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Thanks, did you happen to check it inverted to see how much up you needed?

I had it balanced on the front wing spar and inverted it also flew like she was a little tail heavy.
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Old 08-07-2017, 05:02 PM
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So maybe balancing on the back side of the spare will get it to the sweet spot
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Old 08-07-2017, 08:18 PM
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F-18 LG videos, some body asked it.,




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Old 09-05-2017, 12:04 AM
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I have a question for people flying one of these or have flown one. I was wondering about CG locations looping31 mentioned add 700grams to the nose from his flight experience with it. Makes me wonder if the stock CG is pushing the bad side of the tail heavy range.
Hi guys,
I'm curently flying my Hornet with a CG at 140mm (no fuel in the tanks). Far forward of the required point from Skymaster (188mm).
Feels better for me.
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Old 10-12-2017, 02:39 AM
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Nice Pictures , i like the twin smoke on the wing tips of F-18C 1/5.75 .,
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Old 10-12-2017, 04:38 AM
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Where can we get those wingtip smoke generators?
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Where can we get those wingtip smoke generators?
Hello, I'm using "smoke 3" cartridge from smokfly. I have 2 minutes of smoke.
I buy it from "alm modelisme" in France. Don't know if they ship as it is considered as dangerous good...
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Very cool.
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