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Old Jan 15, 2013, 04:09 AM
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Originally Posted by turboparker View Post
Tail blanking is only an issue during deep stalls. It does not happen during a transient accelerated stall - which is what you get when you pull the stick back abruptly at speed.
I don't get this

I thought that a Stall occurs when a wing is asked to go beyond its critical AoA. Going beyond the critical AoA with a high tailplane risks shadowing the elevator...

As a side note,
If (like I assume they do) tailplanes create negative lift to balance the aircraft then why do aircraft designers not place them in such a way that as soon as a wing is set to stall the stab goes into the wing shadow, causing it to lose effectiveness and unstall the wing?



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