Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'CG Weight and balance Dimensi'.



More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Categories

  • Articles
    • Forum Integration
    • Frontpage
  • Pages
  • Miscellaneous
    • Databases
    • Templates
    • Media

Forums

  • Main Entrance
    • Coffee House
    • Introductions, Visits, Sightings & Rides
    • Fly-ins & Events
    • Trip Reports
  • Model Specifics
    • AeroCanard
    • Berkut
    • Cozy III & Cosy Classic
    • Cozy Mark IV
    • Defiant
    • Dragonfly
    • E-Racer
    • IBIS
    • Long-EZ
    • Open-EZ
    • Quickie / Q2 / Q200 / Tri-Q
    • Speed Canard
    • SQ2000
    • VariEze
    • VariViggen
    • Velocity
    • All Others
  • Building
    • General Construction
    • Builder Progress Reports & Motivation
    • Builder Tips
    • On a Shoestring
    • Materials
    • Workshops & Tools
  • Details & Modifications
    • Canopies & Doors
    • Control System
    • Electrical System
    • Finishing & Painting
    • Fuselage
    • Interiors
    • Landing Gear
    • Wings & Strakes
    • Other Modifications
  • Powerplants
    • General Engine & Fuel System Topics
    • Continental
    • Diesel
    • Lycoming
    • ULPower
    • Propellers
    • Auto Engine Conversions
  • Safety & Education
    • Avionics & Instruments
    • Flight Planning, Safety & Technique
    • Operations
    • Models, Simulators & Concepts
    • Performance, Aerodynamics & Structure
    • Rules & Regulations
  • Marketplace
    • For Sale (or for FREE)
    • Wanted to Buy (or Borrow)
    • Vendors, Product Info, Reviews & Feedback
  • Forum Support
    • Forum Tips & Announcements
    • Questions, Feedback & Suggestions

Blogs

  • Jon's Build
  • Kent's Rants

Calendars

  • Fly-in Calendar
  • This Day in Canard Aviation

Categories

  • Plans & Drawings
    • Open-EZ Tandem

Find results in...

Find results that contain...


Date Created

  • Start

    End


Last Updated

  • Start

    End


Filter by number of...

Joined

  • Start

    End


Group


Address


City


State/Province


ZIP/Postal Code


Email (Visible)


Phone Number


Website URL


Skype


AIM


MSN


Yahoo


ICQ


Real Name (Public)


Location (Public)


Occupation


Bio


Interests


Plane


Plane (Other/Details)


Plans Number


Chapter


Flying Status


Registration Number


Airport Base

Found 1 result

  1. Hey everyone : ) I've been learning about the Cozy Mark IV for years now, and I'm trying to make a CG/ weight and balance calculation but having a hard time. I've found various spread sheets that compute it for a complete aircraft, but I'm trying to find out the distances (X axis only) between the tip of the nose, the front wheel, the rear wheel, the CG and the fire wall. I've read up on the details of engine weight vs position to attain the original cg, (Link) but I'm trying to calculate a ratio, specifically, "Shifting the engine X inches back will add Y lbs weight capacity to the front seat". Understandably, shifting the engine back will necessitate more nose ballast when flying solo, but as long as the total CG/weight and balance remains in the stable range everything should work. Yes, shifting really far back will make takeoffs/landings more difficult by decreasing the distance between prop and runway on rotation, but to me its worth the trade off. My wife and I together are about 450 to 475 lbs, and we do everything together, so no way is she taking the back seat on this. Can anyone here provide these dimensions? Nose tip to front wheel = Front wheel to rear wheel = Rear wheel to CG = ( not sure if target CG is before or aft of rear wheel) Rear wheel to firewall = Any help would be appreciated...

The Canard Zone

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information