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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
(Fund)
Mass
(t)
Drag Max. Temp.
(K)
Tolerance Lift Deflection Range
(°)
Surface
Area
Av-r8 winglet.png
AV-R8 Winglet 640 0.02 0.02 3 400 12 0.4 15 0.95
Standard canard.png Standard Canard 720 0.04 0.02 3 400 12 0.7 20 0.95
Advanced canard.png Advanced Canard 800 0.04 0.02 3 400 12 0.7 20 0.95
Elevon 1.png Elevon 1 400 0.04 0.02 3 400 12 0.25 20 0.95
Elevon 2.png Elevon 2 550 0.03 0.02 3 400 15 0.33 20 0.95
Elevon 3.png Elevon 3 650 0.04 0.02 3 400 15 0.5 20 0.95
Elevon 4.png Elevon 4 400 0.02 0.01 3 400 12 0.25 20 0.95
Elevon 5.png Elevon 5 800 0.05 0.02 3 400 15 0.6 20 0.95
Delta-deluxe winglet.png
Delta-Deluxe Winglet 600 0.02 0.01 3 400 12 0.7 15 0.2