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Old Jul 18, 2012, 01:15 AM
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The thing is that simply rasing the ailerons is a bit of a bandaid. Raising the ailerons changes the airfoil at the same time it adds some washout. The problem is that it adds reflex and removes some of the camber amount at the same time that it sneaks in a little washout. But a reflexed, camber reduced airfoil will tend to stall at a lower angle of attack than the proper airfoil shape which is correctly washed out.

So while reflexing the ailerons a little works it's not as good as properly warping in some washout.
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