mb339
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Centre Of Gravity

Sun Feb 24, 2002 5:54 pm

Hi!!

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

Thanks in advance
 
Ivo21
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RE: Centre Of Gravity

Sun Feb 24, 2002 8:20 pm

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,
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