Effect of lateral shift of center of gravity on rudder deflection required for trim

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Report discusses the results of testing of rudder deflection for trim at low speeds in the critical wave-off condition. Depending on the lateral center-of-gravity location on the airplane, the useful load in the wings will change and the ability of the rudder to trim the airplane may be greatly improved.

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Phillips, W. H.; Crane, H. L. & Hunter, P. A. November 1944.

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Report discusses the results of testing of rudder deflection for trim at low speeds in the critical wave-off condition. Depending on the lateral center-of-gravity location on the airplane, the useful load in the wings will change and the ability of the rudder to trim the airplane may be greatly improved.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930092647 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-WR-L-92
  • Report No.: NACA-RB-L4I06
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930092647
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc61143

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  • November 1944

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Phillips, W. H.; Crane, H. L. & Hunter, P. A. Effect of lateral shift of center of gravity on rudder deflection required for trim, report, November 1944; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc61143/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.