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Old Jul 18, 2008, 06:53 PM
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Take a look at how the real SU-35 does it. You don't need the variable size nozzles, of course, but Sukhoi only pivot the nozzles on one axis. The trick is, the axes are turned inward at almost a 30 angle, which gives them much more roll moment. You could do the same thing with vanes on an EDF, or you could move the whole nozzle.

No, I haven't done this myself, but my next project is a parkflier '35, so I will be going there soon.
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