Originally Posted by Josiah
Guys, I have a question I hope you can help me with.
I have never had a delta before, and I am curious about something. Can this plane operate with the ailerons doing ONLY aileron duty, and the canards doing the elevator job? In the manual they have a mixer and a Y-harness so that the ailerons can do elevator duty as well.....is this a MUST?....if so why? will the canards not provide enough lift?
Thanks for any responses..
The canards did not provide the prototyped J-10 with enough lift according to my colleagues at GWS Taiwan, while the prototyped one was powered by the old motor. They applied elevon as elevator and the canards for climbing up and taking off.