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Old 01-09-2017, 07:35 PM
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If you read my posts you will see that I used PARE. For those questioning the aircraft setup this is a UK built aircraft and is pretty standard - mods are much harder to get accepted here, and yes, control thows are within design parameters
Ah yes, I see you said it wouldn't recover with ANY of the methods discussed.
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Old 01-09-2017, 11:08 PM
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Ah yes, I see you said it wouldn't recover with ANY of the methods discussed.
Where was the CG? Not just "within the envelope", but what was it *precisely* as far as you can determine?
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Old 01-10-2017, 02:13 AM
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CG was at 82.6", so towards the back as you would expect with an RV7 but well within limits. Weight was 1530lbs on start and had flown about 15 mins.
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Old 01-10-2017, 03:37 PM
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Where was the CG? Not just "within the envelope", but what was it *precisely* as far as you can determine?
Also is the W&B accurate? I remember seeing at least one RV that was re-weighed on aircraft scales and was significantly (tens of pounds and around an inch) off from what the W&B said it was.
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Also is the W&B accurate? I remember seeing at least one RV that was re-weighed on aircraft scales and was significantly (tens of pounds and around an inch) off from what the W&B said it was.
Again, more heavily controlled in the UK so unlikely to be out by anything significant.
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Old 01-10-2017, 11:17 PM
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Again, more heavily controlled in the UK so unlikely to be out by anything significant.
Well, as Scott said, assumptions can be dangerous. Something is amiss, because that's not normal RV behavior. If it was mine, I'd check everything again, including re-weighing it myself, to rule those things out.

I'd also have another pilot fly it for a different perspective.
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