Day or night, most airplanes should be stable enough to fly hands-off when properly trimmed in straight-and-level flight. When this longitudinal stability is maintained, the CG (center of gravity) should be (_____) of the CL (center of lift). [Fill in the blank with the best answer.]


Directly above


Far aft


Slightly aft


Slightly ahead

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