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Top flite hellcat CG

Old 06-03-2019, 03:55 PM
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I am balancing mine at the 6 inch outboard center section. DA50 with wrap around Pitts muffler. Both Nimh batteries as far forward as possible. Using the foam tires with the kit. I had heard you still needed to add weight despite the pre-mounted weights.
Mine is slightly nose heavy. Needs about 3/4 of an oz on tail to balance. What have others found?
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Old 06-04-2019, 07:22 PM
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Gear up?
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Old 06-05-2019, 05:47 AM
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So after checking and rechecking mine balanced just slightly nose heavy with gear up without adding any balancing weights. Si I ended up not adding any tail weight and will see how it flies with CG at 6 inch mark
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Old 06-05-2019, 06:57 AM
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Very slightly nose heavy with gear up should be fine.

That's a lot of weight swinging forward so even with fuel burn off you won't be in any danger of a tail heavy landing configuration
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