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From: Tim Schuh <tim@...>
Date: Thursday, April 15, 2010 2:10 PM
Subject: Re: [BugHLG] AR6400 Bug
On 4/15/2010 9:15 AM, Ron Cheroske wrote: > I'm building an AR6400 Bug right now and I'm just waiting for parts to come > in. I think that if you can keep it under 50 gms, you'll have an decent > flying calm weather HLG. If you anticipate windier conditions then you > could build the Bug a little heavier and use micro servos and receivers. > > Thermals always exist on a sunny day. For example, if you're standing in a > grassy field next to a concrete pad, the sun heating up the concrete pad > will create a thermal. > I suppose you could build one a little heavier if you feel the urge. I would think there would be plenty of room to add ballast right on the CG.