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The '''Delta-Deluxe Winglet''' is often used as a tailfin with built in [[control surface]] and as a [[canard]] in [[plane]] designs where [[center of lift]] needs to be moved toward the nose to avoid excessive stability.
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The '''Delta-Deluxe Winglet''' 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]].
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==Usage==
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The '''Delta-Deluxe Winglet''' is often used as a tailfin with built in [[control surface]] and as a [[canard]] in [[plane]] designs where [[center of lift]] needs to be moved toward the nose to avoid excessive stability.  
  
 
== Product description ==
 
== Product description ==

Revision as of 22:58, 7 May 2015

Delta-Deluxe Winglet
Part image
Control surface by
Kerlington Model Rockets and Paper Products Inc
Cost (total) 600.00 Funds
Mass (total) 0.08 t
Drag 0.02
Max. Temp. 2400 K
Impact Tolerance 12 m/s
Research Tech tree advanced flight control.png Flight Control
Unlock cost 4 600 Funds
Since version 0.18
Part configuration wingletDeltaDeluxe
Lift generated 0.65
Drag coefficient 0.6
Deflection range 25°
Surface area 0.2

The Delta-Deluxe Winglet 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.

Usage

The Delta-Deluxe Winglet is often used as a tailfin with built in control surface and as a canard in plane designs where center of lift needs to be moved toward the nose to avoid excessive stability.

Product description

The Delta-Deluxe Winglet is a large aerodynamic surface with a small built-in aileron. It is very lightweight and offers more lift than the AV-R8 but the small control surface area means it is not as quick to turn.

Changes

0.18
  • Initial Release