Jun 19, 2001, 11:12 PM
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I am very interested in using a v-tail for elevator combined with ailerons. Area of tail surface verses area of wing is not a problem. However I can not find info. on area of tail moving surfaces. Just mucking about with a new idea. It seems I'm cursed/blessed with an active mind.TIA


Timothy Wollaston, but you can call me Sam

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Jun 20, 2001, 03:15 AM
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Use the projected area when viewed from above. Or use the actual area multiplied by the cosine of the angle from the horizontal squared. I was only doing this last night.

Jun 20, 2001, 09:49 AM
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Thank you kindly, Doc.

That should'nt be a problem to figure out.

Timothy Wollaston,but you can call me Sam

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