| Control surface by |
C7 Aerospace Division
|Max. Temp.||2400 K|
|Impact Tolerance||12 m/s|
|Unlock cost||9 200|
|Part configuration|| advancedCanard.cfg|
The Advanced Canard is a control surface — a part that generates lift and deflects to alter a craft's center of lift to aid control of aerodynamic flight within an atmosphere. It also functions as a small wing in that it generates significantly more lift than an elevon.
In contrast to the AV-R8 Winglet which was designed when KSP only had rockets, the Advanced Canard was intended for use on an aircraft. That intention has not stopped space programs all across Kerbin from using the (slightly) lighter control surface as a rocket stability fin.
The Advanced Canard offers different dimensions from the Standard Canard, most notably a shorter attachment base. They otherwise have identical stats.
They need to be mounted curving forward otherwise their function is greatly reduced.
|“||Our engineers thought this design looked "high tech" and therefore must be clear improvement on earlier models.||”|
- New model and texture
- Rebalanced for the new aerodynamics
- Initial Release