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Old May 07, 2012, 12:37 PM
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control surface sizing


when you design a new plane, how do you figure the size of the rudder and elevators?
is there a formula to use?

i've got a 36" wing that's 10" from leading edge to trailing edge (chord?)
and i'm looking to build a RET trainer with it.
i'm not sure how big to make the rudder and elevator
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