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I'm building a CH650 with the taildragger option. Can I expect the empty CG to be more forward, aft or the same compared to a comparable equipped nosewheel CH601/650?
I can probably calculate the difference if I had accurate weight numbers for the nosewheel assembly. I would assume the same weight for the mains, just a different moment arm.
Any info will be greatly appreciated!
(wings and empennage done, working on fuselage)
My fuselage and finishing kits arrived yesterday by truck in a large crate. I talked to the shipping company that morning and asked if I needed anything at my end to offload the crate. They said the driver would have everything that's needed. Wrong!
The driver's first question when he arrived was "do you have a forklift?". Because the crate was 10+ feet long, his pallet jack would only lift one end and he didn't think he'd be able to turn it to get it on the power lift on…Continue