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Old 02-18-2004, 01:58 AM   #1
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Quick question... Do you include the ailerons as part of the chord width to calculate CG?
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Old 02-18-2004, 07:00 AM   #2
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Yes, its all part of the wing area!

That is of course unless the flaps are the kind that are tucked underneith the wing!
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Old 02-18-2004, 07:27 PM   #5
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Thanks

Thought so, but thought I better ask.. Thank you.
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Does anyone have a good link to a tool for this? :
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http://www.palosrc.com/instructors/cg.htm

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and this one will show where it ACTUALLY is, not where it SHOULD be

http://www.northlandflyer.com/Tips__.../cg_sling.html
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Plumbob CG tool

Thanks Voyager_66rd -- that is a really neat tool. I am making one today
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