This week I received my Tiny Trainer Get Started Package, and I just finished assembling it in the three channel configuration. After putting all of the electronics in, I found that the plane was very nose-heavy, so much so that I had to put the battery at the very back of the velcro strip to get it almost balanced. I'm looking for tips on ways to add a bit of weight to the tail so that I have room for finer adjustments up front. As it's my first plane I want to make sure I have it set up for the best learning experience
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04-21-2017, 03:19 AM #1
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- Apr 2017
FT Tiny Trainer Center of Gravity
04-21-2017, 08:58 AM #2
- Join Date
- Nov 2016
- EU, Czech Republic
I'm using fishing sinker or nut.
I had the same problem with my TT but I'm using different material here in Europe and bigger 1.050mAh battery. So I put ESC on the place of vecro and battery into the fuselage :-)
04-21-2017, 02:22 PM #3
Hmm, I had no issue with mine. I use a 800mah 3s and have it pushed all the way up front, along with a voltage alarm right behind it. Balances perfect with no extra weight. But, as long as your build went good and you are checking CG at correct spot, about 1/3 of the way back on the wing, and it's still tail heavy, hotglue some weight on the tail. You can get some lead fishing weights, flatten out with a hammer (warning, this is fun) and glue on tail till you get CG close enough.If only...