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Old 03-17-2003, 06:19 AM
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Default servo: oz/in to pounds

What I've always been curious about is how to approximate the actual load that a control surface places on a servo without going into astro-physics.

Is there some type of simple equation that takes into account control size, deflection and flight velocity? I'm pretty sure I generally use servos that are much stronger than needed and if I could save some weight using smaller servos it would be great.