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trim tab

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1. (Aeronautics) a small control surface attached to the trailing edge of a main control surface to enable the pilot to trim an aircraft
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Despite the extensive damage to the aircraft the investigators found the trim tab on the elevator, which is found on the rear tailplane, was in a "significantly nose down position".
This system can employ an arrangement of cables wound around a drum and/or a jackscrew that transfers the pilot's motion into changes of the trim tab's position.
"Bridges tells us how Fuller, one of his heroes, introduced the metaphor of the 'trim tab' to explain how small changes can force large ones," The Wrap reported Oct.
Young Lion'shead brewer is Phillip Platz, formerly of Alabama's Trim Tab Brewing Co., who came on at the start of the brewery.
The ruddervators are the primary control surfaces for both pitch and yaw and are made of aluminum, and each has a large trailing edge pitch trim tab. Unlike the SR models, the SF50 has a manual pitch trim wheel in the center console.
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The aerodynamic device investigated is an aerodynamic trim tab concept.
Mr Woodward said: "Work is progressing well to repair the damage to the trim tab and water jet steering gear, and I thought it might be of interest to share some photographs of the scale of the damage.
We inadvertently bent a trim tab on the main rotor blade.
From my observations as a daily newspaper reporter at Newport for several weeks before the Challenge Match, it was clear that Alan Bond had a potential Cup winner in Australia II, with Ben Lexcen not only creating the then-secret winged keeled, but also a beautiful underwater shape, keel, rudder and trim tab.
A physical trim tab failure was discovered post flight!
He said it looked as though a piece of the plane's tail, called a trim tab, had fallen off, causing the fighter's sudden climb.