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Attention Citabria (Mike) - W&B Data

JoeyC

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Mike -


Pardon my (usual)procrastination. Here's the W&B data that came with the sparse documentation when I bought my airplane:


E.W. = L.G. 599, R.G. 593, Tail 97 = 1289 lbs.
Datum Line: Tip of Prop Spinner
Datum to C/L ofL.G. : 68.75 inches
Datum to Bottom Wing LE: 87.125 inches
Tail Wheel to L.G. : 172 inches


C.G. = 68.75 + 97x172/1289 = 81.74 inches aft of datum


Hope that's of some help to you (and others).


Joe C.
 

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