Static balancing controls is always a safe addition to the plane, but is still
an addition of weight.
It's probably worth noting that the plans do not call for static balancing the
elevator. I have flight tested the original design elevator to 225 mph IAS
with no indication that it might
At 09:34 AM 5/21/2014, you wrote:
>What is the objective, to center the elevator with no stick input?
The objective of balancing any control surface is to eliminate
flutter, not to "center" a control surface.
What is the objective, to center the elevator with no stick input? Wouldn't
springs do the job or would that make control too stiff?
On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 10:27 AM, smwood via KRnet wrote:
> I used 2.6 pounds on a 16 inch arm hinged on a bell crank 14 inches
> forward of the
Date: Tue, May 20, 2014 12:27 pm
Subject: KR> KRElevator weights advise
I used 2.6 pounds on a 16 inch arm hinged on a bell crank 14 inches forward
of the elevator hinge. Connection between the elevator bell crank and the
balance counter weight bell crank is by a push rod
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