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Elevator Trim Tab
Could some of you aero types tell me if this is a bad idea?
I'm thinking about cutting out a small notch at the trailing
edge of the elevator. In this notch will be epoxied an elevator
hinge. The trailing edge of the hinge will have sort of a bellcrank
that is attached via a lightweight rod to a servo that is also
embedded in the elevator.
I know I'll have to rebalance the elevators to make this work.
What sort of flutter problems would one have if the linkage
connecting had some lash?
Brian Michalk <http://www.awpi.com/michalk>
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