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Old 09-06-2017, 07:33 PM
Tom Martin Tom Martin is offline
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Ontario, Canada
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Right you are! I played with the spreadsheet to get the exact minimum pilot weight for a maximum fuel weight of 300 lbs. As you burn fuel the c of g goes aft

with full fuel you would need a pilot with a minimum weight of 69 pounds to be at the exact forward limit.
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