michaelj Posted May 24, 2009 Share Posted May 24, 2009 The moment of truth is here. I have a "finished" Long EZ, 0320E2D, downdraft cooling, long nose etc. Using a set of scales that I could never justify purchasing with my own funds here are the results. Total empty weight is 949. Empty c.g. calculation is 111.4 . This gives me a minimum front seat weight of 170 without ballast. The maximum front seat weight is irrevellant since you just can't wedge a 403 pound human in this airplane. I'll add some ballast for the first flights to get into a nominal c.g. position. I'll most likely have to put some dead weight at the -7 sta. The B&C battery is already up front in anticipation of being a little heavy on the aft end. When I replace the battery I'll probably use a heavier one. The EZ is moving to the Springfield, TN airport tomorrow unless we get rained out. Build On! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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