The effect on rudder control of slip stream body, and ground interference

H. I. Hood, D. L. Bacon
September, 1922

This investigation was undertaken to determine the relative effects of those factors which may interfere with the rudder an airplane, with especial reference to the process of It shows that ground interference is negligible, but that of a large rounded body and of the slip stream may interfere seriously with rudder control at low flying when taxiing.

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