User Tools

Site Tools


faq:the_f-18_flaps_only_moves_on_the_ground

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
faq:the_f-18_flaps_only_moves_on_the_ground [2017/01/17 23:00]
jh
faq:the_f-18_flaps_only_moves_on_the_ground [2017/01/17 23:01]
jh
Line 7: Line 7:
 In the real F18 fighter jet the board computer schedules the flaps and slats according to the airspeed and [[aircraft:​tmd:​airfoil#​angle_of_attack|angle of attack]]. Above 250 knots the flaps only deflect a little bit during very tightly flown corners and only below 250 knots will they deflect more significantly to improve lift. In the real F18 fighter jet the board computer schedules the flaps and slats according to the airspeed and [[aircraft:​tmd:​airfoil#​angle_of_attack|angle of attack]]. Above 250 knots the flaps only deflect a little bit during very tightly flown corners and only below 250 knots will they deflect more significantly to improve lift.
  
-At typical approach speeds, such as 140 knots the flaps will reach full down deflection.+At typical approach speeds, such as 140 knots the flaps will reach full down deflection ​with the flap selector in the down position.
faq/the_f-18_flaps_only_moves_on_the_ground.txt ยท Last modified: 2017/01/17 23:01 by jh