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Question About CG on Different Fuselage

#1
If I were to use the wing from a FT scout or other plane on a fuselage of similar size and weight, would the CG I should aim for be in the same place or will the differences in fuselage and tail feathers need a new CG?
 

Hai-Lee

Old and Bold RC PILOT
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#2
If I were to use the wing from a FT scout or other plane on a fuselage of similar size and weight, would the CG I should aim for be in the same place or will the differences in fuselage and tail feathers need a new CG?
If the plane is approx the same size then the CG point will be the exact same. The only real difference is when using the wing on a canard as the lift is distributed across the foreplane and the main wing.

Assuming on a standard "tractor" design that the tail has no loading then the wing balance point.CG will be the same.

Have fun!
 

Hai-Lee

Old and Bold RC PILOT
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#4
Just one thing though!

If your new plane weighs much more then you may need to either consider increasing the wing span or the wing incidence angle.

have fun!