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Old 03-22-2006, 10:39 PM
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Ernie Misner
 
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Default RE: Ultra Stick 60 rudder design question

Picture a rudder with EXTREME triangular shape, much more than would be used. Go full left or right with that shape in your mind. It turns into a lifting elevator. Now picture a rudder with EXTREME triangular shape, except with the very wide part at the top, and the very narrow part at the bottom. Go full left or right with that. I believe it will act as "down elevator" as well as yawing as a rudder......

Ernie