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Old 09-10-2021, 11:27 AM
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I did some rough calculating using the W/B info from Vans demo -14 taildragger and the issue is not at max gross, but when the fuel gets lower the C/G moves aft. With a 200lb pilot, 200lb passenger, and 10 gallons of fuel, even with 90 lbs of baggage you are almost .25in aft of the rear limit of 88.24 in. This is with a 15pound battery at approximately station 150 which is 20in from the center of the baggage compartment measurement used by the factory.
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Leesburg, VA

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RV-14A kit # 140243 (flying as of 11/18)

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