Originally Posted by Sparky Paul
The only way I can think for this thing to work would be for it to be opened slightly when in level flight. Closing it would drop the nose, opening it more pull the nose up.
Why add such a cumbersome thing to a flying wing, when elevons work quite well?
And drag rudders aren't that difficult to implement, without add anything externally.
The idea sucks - but it will work
crackpot ideas are all too common with " flyin mashines".
flying wings fit into that catagory-
they work but the idea of extremely short moment arms for control purposes really ain't great.