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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 640 0.02 0.02 0.4 15 0.95
Standard canard.png Standard Canard 720 0.04 0.02 0.7 20 0.95
Advanced canard.png Advanced Canard 800 0.04 0.02 0.7 20 0.95
Standard Control Surface-t.png Standard Control Surface 700 0.04 0.02 0.7 20 0.95
Small Control Surface-t.png Small Control Surface 550 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