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CG of F-16

Old 08-05-2005, 10:50 PM
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Well, I was given an R&S hobbies F-16 a while back by a very kind flyer. He couldn't finish it and said if I could and let him see it fly, I could have it for free. He told me he thinks the CG should be at 30% of the total wing area. I don't know the airfoil, but it looks to be almost fully symmetrical. I can upload pictures tommorrow morning when the other computer is on, but for now I took some measurements and made a small graphic to show them. All of the measurements are in inches and degrees. I've seen online calculators that take the horiz. stab into consideration, but I have no clue when it comes to determining the CG on this. The measurements are accurate. The degrees are rough and don't even add up. Thanks for any advice.

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Old 08-05-2005, 10:55 PM
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I'm getting exactly 10 inches back from the leading edge at the root.
Old 08-05-2005, 11:01 PM
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Cool. Thats what I got the other day, but I wasn't sure. When I wake up tommorrow, I'll post some pics of the plane itself.
Thanks, Hunter
Old 08-06-2005, 11:55 AM
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Here's the photos of the F-16.
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