Inverurie and District Model Flying Club

Providing a safe flying environment for model aeroplane and helicopter enthusiasts

Trimming your model

How to trim your model aircraft

Wing incidence set too positive.

Wing incidence set too negative.

Center of gravity too far forward.

Center of gravity too far rearward.

Too much engine down thrust.

Not enough engine down thrust or slight engine up thrust.

Not enough engine right thrust.

Too much engine right thrust.

One wing panel is too heavy.

Too much dihedral. (Pattern aircraft).

Too little dihedral. (Pattern aircraft).

If the model cannot be trimmed properly when the probable cause has been established,