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  Flight Control Surfaces
Ailerons: The two ailerons, one at the outer trailing edge of each wing, are movable surfaces that control movement about the longitudinal axis.
Thus, the effect of moving either aileron is aided by the simultaneous and opposite movement of the aileron on the other wing.
Rudder and aileron trim tabs operate on the same principle as the elevator trim tab to relieve pressure on the rudder pedals and sideward pressure on the control wheel, respectively.
www.aviation-history.com /theory/flt_ctl.htm   (756 words)

 Ailerons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Ailerons usually work in opposition: as the right aileron is deflected upward, the left is deflected downward, and vice versa.
Notice on this slide that the aileron on the left wing, as viewed from the rear of the aircraft, is deflected down.
For both wings, the lift force (Fr or Fl) of the wing section through the aileron is applied at the aerodynamic center of the section which is some distance (L) from the aircraft center of gravity.
www.grc.nasa.gov /WWW/K-12/airplane/alr.html   (788 words)

 Aileron Differential   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The problem is that to raise a wing the aileron increases lift on that wing with the resultant increase in drag.
In other planes the aileron is hinged towards the top of the wing/aileron joint so that a portion of the leading edge of the aileron sticks down into the slipstream creating drag when the wing is descending to balance the resultant drag from the rising wing.
With the aileron horn on top and the cable attachment to the hems a little forward of the hinge point there is more up movement than down on each aileron.
www.torreypinesgulls.org /Diff.htm   (1075 words)

 Dryden Online Education - Introduction to Flight Testing - Aileron Roll
Aileron roll tests are used to identify other rolling characteristics besides the maximum roll rate capability.
The aileron controls that are used to start a roll will cause the nose to swing (yaw) in the opposite direction.
Aileron roll tests are therefore done quite cautiously starting with small aileron deflections and small bank angle excursions.
www.dfrc.nasa.gov /Education/OnlineEd/Intro2Flight/nasroll.html   (1458 words)

 BAF - Ailerons
In the foreground is a finished stiffener, behind that is the stock the stiffener is cut from and behind that is the aileron skin with all but one stiffener riveted in place.
Assemble the aileron as per the instructions, then use your #30 bit to mark the location of the holes in the stainless steel counterbalance.
The trailing edges of the rudder, ailerons, and flaps have to be match drilled at a funny angle while holding an aluminum wedge in place that runs the length of each part.
www.repucci.com /bill/ailerons.html   (649 words)

 why have aileron differential? - RC Groups
Aileron differential throw (in most cases, less down aileron movement than up) is used to counteract the yawing effect of the induced drag of the wing with the aileron deflected downwards in a turn.
Aileron differential still works correctly when inverted, remember you're effectively flying a model with anhedral (which responds in the opposite direction to yaw) when upside down.
The aileron that lifts the wing (down aileron) also increases that wings drag, the aileron that lowers the opposite wing decreases that wings drag.
www.rcgroups.com /forums/showthread.php?t=12034   (958 words)

 Kitfox aircraft, Avid Flyer aircraft, aileron control system bracket failure.
When the pilot reversed the direction of turn, two of four aileron segments, and what appeared to be a small piece of fabric, fell from the left wing.
A third aileron segment from the left wing was not found.
The pilot's assessment that the control column locked, was confirmed by discovery of a bent torque tube holding the inboard segment of left aileron which had streamlined in the airflow.
www.ultralightnews.com /safety_bulletins/aileronbracket_failure.htm   (777 words)

 Ailerons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The ailerons are one of three primary flight control surfaces found on aircraft.
The wing with the lowered aileron rises because of its increase lift, and the wing with the raised aileron moves downward because of its decreased lift.
A downward motion of the aileron increases the camber, thus increasing lift and raising the wing.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Dictionary/aileron/DI1.htm   (239 words)

 Plug2Net & Aileron for Palm OS - review
After installing Aileron about midway through the first week of using Plug2Net, we stuck with it for a while because of its speed and simplicity.
We found a small bug in Aileron - e-mail addresses longer than the first entry line in the "To:" field don't wrap properly and as a result can't be resolved and therefore the e-mail message can't be sent.
Aileron is a simple and effective e-mail program with useful reading, sorting and storage functions - more than adequate for the majority of users.
www.kickstartnews.com /reviews/pda/plug_2_net_aileron.html   (726 words)

 Electric Aileron Trim
The servo is matched drilled to the mounting bracket and installed on the aileron spar.
There was a little difference in the curves though and because the double plate is thicker than the.016" aileron skin guess which one won when they were riveted together.
The aileron side of the trim tab can be seen here, both before and after the spar installation.
bmnellis.com /wings_ailerons_trim.htm   (1210 words)

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www.aileronnation.com /tos.html   (930 words)

I tend to fly fast, powerful planes and belcrank controlled ailerons tend to be more prone to flutter because of the slop in the controls.
If you use two aileron servos, you never have to worry about interference between the servos in the fuselage and your aileron servo when you attach the wing.
Plug the aileron leads into either the Y extensions-it doesn't matter which side you use, both are electrically the same.
members.cox.net /moorman1/Two_Ailerons.htm   (1399 words)

 Design & Application: Hingeless Aileron
The near full-span ailerons use the top aileron skins as the "hinge" to provide aileron deflection.
It was easy to replace the aileron bellcrank with an electric motor and an eccentric moving the rod and aileron.
In a relatively short period, the cycles from the statistics could be applied to the deflection of the aileron for an aircraft utilization of 10,000 flying hours.
www.zenithair.com /kit-data/ht-aileron.html   (508 words)

 Radio Setup - Aileron
The aileron plug will connect to either the 1st or the 2nd plug in the receiver (look at the chart).
You can confirm this is the correct plug by moving the aileron stick and seeing the servo move with it.
Move the aileron stick left and press the 'cl' under 'AILE' to set the value to 100%.
www.raptortechnique.com /radiosetup-aileron.htm   (2498 words)

 Aileron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Modern aileron systems have minimal adverse yaw, such that it is barely noticeable in most turns.
Ailerons may also use a combination of these methods.
Adverse yaw is also caused by the wing on the outside of the turn traveling faster than the inside wing and thus having more lift and drag.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aileron   (697 words)

 Welcome to the Australian Outback Online
The Aileron Bush Club Inc. was formed in 2004 to rekindle the spirit of outback events from a bygone era.
The Aileron Bush Club Inc. was reborn in 2005, compromising of a rodeo, gymkhana, ute competition and family novelty events.
Aileron continued to hold gymkhana and camp draft events into the early 1980’s.
www.aileronbushclub.com   (374 words)

 Amazon.com: Aileron Mail - Personal Access downloadable Software: Software   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Aileron is a robust mobile messaging solution which provides you with selective access to your mail data, including attachments, with integrated encryption (security) and compression (performance).
Aileron is designed for the mobile user who demands performance.
Aileron puts you in control for managing your communication with multiple mailboxes in the most expedient way from a single screen.
www.amazon.com /Aileron-Mail-Personal-downloadable-Software/dp/B0002IFCE4   (447 words)

 Help with aileron differential
The differential is setup so that both ailerons go up a greater amount than they go down so that when in a turn the "up" aileron creates more drag than the "down" aileron.
Lowering the flaps (or aileron) RAISES the angle of attack of the wing.
If the fuselage doesn't change it's angle into the wind when the aileron goes down, then the wing with the lowered aileron (or flap) has a higher angle of attack and the wing with a raised aileron has a lower angle of attack than they did when the ailerons were centered.
www.rcuniverse.com /forum/tm.asp?m=617313   (2029 words)

Aileron is a welcome rest stop along the Stuart Highway offering meals accommodation and fuel, located close to Ryan Well Historical Reserve.
Aileron Hotel and Roadhouse is located 132 kilometres north of Alice Springs and 370 kilometres south of Tennant Creek.
The summer high temperature for Aileron is approximately 36 °c.
www.australianexplorer.com /aileron.htm   (145 words)

 spektrum two servo aileron problem
I had the travel adjust set for 125% for both directions of the aileron (you can go as high as 150%.) I like the 125% because it gives a better mech advantage when the ail is hard over when there is the highest load in 3D flying.
The 150% spektrum aileron travel setting works great for a one servo application, but this is not applicable to the 2 servo setup due to the non-linearity that results.
I would assume, that if the radio was working properly then adjusting the aileron end points with the flaperon function enabled should adjust the travel of both aileron servos, but it doesn't, only the right one.
www.rcuniverse.com /forum/fb.asp?m=4817070   (3236 words)

 Aileron - Disclaimers & Notices
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www.c4ee.org /disclaimer.asp   (625 words)

 Aileron servos - RC Groups
In addition to flaperons, there's another common reason to use two aileron servos/channels - aileron differential: basically, the downward movement of ailerons is reduced, which helps lower the induced drag associated with a lot of aileron.
Aileron differential can be very effective on high performance planes where precision is necessary, as well as on slow flying planes where induced drag effects are exagerated.
There are other, clever ways to set up aileron differential, but the vast majority of times it's done with two servos and a computer radio.
www.rcgroups.com /forums/showthread.php?t=437113   (856 words)

 HP-18 Aileron Modifications
My ailerons and flaps were between 1/32 and 3/16 shorter than the rear spar.
If you don't remove the end rib, it requires cutting an access hatch thru the aileron skin to tighten the nuts, and is as much trouble as removing the rib.
Also, to install the bolt in the rod-end, if an aileron extension is added, requires a socket extension the length of the aileron extension.
www.soaridaho.com /Schreder/HP-18/HP-18_Aileron_Mods.html   (1401 words)

 Aileron Email Client - FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
An aileron is the part of an airplane's wing that controls roll.
Aileron is written using the WINGs GUI toolkit.
Aileron also handles multiple mailboxes, and treats each mailbox as a potential Inbox, which greatly simplifies working with mailboxes and networking.
ucsu.colorado.edu /~nwanua/Aileron/FAQ.html   (466 words)

 Please title this page. (aileron.htm in grumman)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The electric aileron trim did not change your aileron rigging.
The story was that the aileron trailing edges on some tigers were clipped to
The ailerons were clipped as a means of complying with AD79-22-04 to dampen
hometown.aol.com /grummanaa/aileron.htm   (584 words)

 Aileron Mail - Personal Access - ACCESS Software Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Corsoft Aileron is a robust mobile messaging solution which provides you with selective access to your mail data, including attachments, with integrated encryption (security) and compression (performance).
Aileron puts you in control for managing your communication with multiple mailboxes in the most expedient way.
Aileron enables you to download your single desired attachment without downloading everything associated with the message.
palmsource.palmgear.com /index.cfm?fuseaction=software.showsoftware&prodid=11467   (860 words)

 Bityard - Aileron 5.0 for PalmOS
Aileron is a possible solution that small and carries most the functionalities of VersaMail.
Because Aileron is meant to be an all-in-one network solution, Aileron is only limited by the network available on your PDA.
Aileron 5 is one of the better email programs today.
www.bityard.com /article.php?sid=582   (687 words)

 Aileron Roll - Activity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Study the labeled diagram and read the explanation of aileron roll.
Where are the ailerons located on a commercial jet?
If the ailerons were used during landing to decrease lift, which way would they be deflected?
www.lerc.nasa.gov /WWW/K-12/BGA/Sheri/aileron_roll_act.htm   (348 words)

 Featherlight Aileron Kit
Luscombe Aircraft are known to have ‘heavy’ ailerons in flight due to the long wing and the cable drag in the actuating system.
Often the open bearings in the ailerons themselves are rusted and in poor condition (missing balls or without lubrication), the fairleads may not be properly aligned, and often the cable tension is incorrect.
The Featherlight aileron service kit for your Luscombe airplane consists of a detailed report and instructions on how to renew and maintain the Luscombe aileron control system.
www.luscombesilvaire.info /featherlight_aileron_kit.htm   (246 words)

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