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User currently offlineMb339 From Italy, joined Jun 2001, 238 posts, RR: 3
Posted (12 years 9 months 1 week 12 hours ago) and read 1190 times:

Hi!!

I know that the centre of gravity of an aircraft is percent, for example 35.8%.
But percent of what?

Thanks in advance

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User currently offlineIvo21 From Netherlands, joined Jan 2002, 25 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 9 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 1171 times:

The percentage of the centre of gravity is the percentage of distance of the aerodynamic cord of the wing profile. So if the centre of gravity is at 35.8% that means that the CG is at 35.8% of the total length of the cord from the leading edge of the wing.

There you go,
Ivo


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