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How to calc the best center of gravity for quadcopters?

Usually it is recommended to balance the quadcopter drone in order to have the center of gravity in the center of the drone body, but this choice seems with the assumption the drone thrust is just ...
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How does the center of gravity affect a quadcopter?

I have heard a lot about center of gravity for fixed wings, but very little about the CG in quadcopters. How does moving the CG forward or backward impact the flight characteristics of a quadcopter? ...
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Why does moving the centre of gravity forward increase stability of a plane?

It's a common saying that "A nose heavy plane flies poorly, a tail heavy plane flies once", but why does moving the centre of gravity backwards or forwards change the stability?
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