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Control surface

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A control surface is a winglet that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding atmosphere. Control surfaces provide greater control and stability to rockets and aircraft, though they are of no use outside of an atmosphere.

Currently the following control surfaces are available in the stock KSP:

Image Part Cost (¤) Mass (t) Drag Lift Deflection Range (°) Surface Area
Av-r8 winglet.png
AV-R8 Winglet 500 0.02 0.02 0.4 15 0.95
Standard canard.png Standard Canard 500 0.04 0.02 0.7 20 0.95
Advanced canard.png Advanced Canard 500 0.04 0.02 0.7 20 0.95
Standard Control Surface-t.png Standard Control Surface 500 0.04 0.02 0.7 20 0.95
Small Control Surface-t.png Small Control Surface 500 0.01 0.02 0.5 20 0.95
Delta-deluxe winglet.png
Delta-Deluxe Winglet 600 0.02 0.02 0.7 15 0.2