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Eagle-580 Matt Chapman .60 size53 wing span

Old 02-23-2012, 08:57 PM
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Default Eagle-580 Matt Chapman .60 size53 wing span

Can anyone tell me were the plane flys the best as far as C.G. iv got a saito fa- 91 on plane and plane is coming out tail heavy need's about 1&1/2 oz. of lead in the nose to balance at 3 3/4 is what plans call for to start no more that 1/4 in back almost balances at 4 in. i hate to add weight to plane if it flys the best a little pass rec. C.G. iv had a hard time trying to find someone who has a gas plane most of these reviews are for the electric flyer. any help whould be app. highly tx moose
Old 02-23-2012, 09:47 PM
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Default RE: Eagle-580 Matt Chapman .60 size53 wing span

moose:

first always start at the recommended CofG. if you must, add removable weight. as with double sided foam tape. test fly it. remove a small amount at a time until it flys the way you want, or it gets too tail heavy to fly right. add some back if ya get that far.
most hobby shops and online shops have lead weight with sticky foam tape already on it. sometime you can find it in sporting good stores as well(read fishing supplies).

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