mm-csurf.htm; updated: 04 DEC 2001
MicroMag Application: Control surfaces
Because the magnetic servo's deliver only a small control force special
attention to the controlsurfaces of the model is eminent.
The elevator shall be about 20 to 25 % of the horizontal tailsurface. The rudder may be 25 to 30% of the total vertical tailsurface.
The hinges shall move absolutely free. The simplest hinge is tape. Use not more than 3 pieces of tape about
On models where the elevator is not very light I often use a mass balancing as can be seen on many fullsize aircraft. I must say that I did not fly these models without the balance, if it is really nessecairy I don't know.
The controlhorns can be made from
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