Saturday, 3 August 2013

Arado Ar 76 Control Surfaces







Control surfaces of the Arado Ar 76 parasol-wing lightweight fighter/trainer, as featured in Das Flugzeug - Dritte Auflage [The Aircraft - Third Edition], edited by Theo E. Sönnichsen, published by Richard Carl Schmidt & Co., Berlin, Germany, 1942.

Top image provides rear view indicating aileron [Querruder], landing flap [Landeklappe], vertical tail [Seitenflosse], rudder [Seitenruder], trim tab [Bügelkante], horizontal stabiliser [Höhenflosse] and elevator [Höhenruder].

Centre image shows overview of control surfaces. Top: control column [Steuerknüppel], pilot's seat [Führersitz], vertical tail [Seitenflosse], rudder [Seitenruder], elevator [Höhenruder], and horizontal stabiliser [Höhenflosse]. Bottom: aileron [Querruder], trim tab [Bügelkante], elevator [Höhenruder], and horizontal stabiliser [Höhenflosse], landing flaps [Landeklappen], and control column [Steuerknüppel].

Lower image shows schematic of controls, indicating rudder pedal [Seitensteuerpedal], control column for pitch and roll control [Steuerknüppel für Höhen- u. Quersteuerung], vertical tail [Seitenflosse], rudder [Seitenruder], trim tab [Bügelkante], horizontal stabiliser [Höhenflosse] and elevator [Höhenruder]. (Fischer collection)

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