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i am confused about the definition of the htail_area and the elevator area.

In the ASOBO C152 flight_model.cfg i found this values:

*[AIRPLANE_GEOMETRY]*

wing_area = 160 ; Wing area S (SQUARE FEET)

htail_area = 15 ; Horizontal tail area (SQUARE FEET)

vtail_area = 14.22 ; Vertical tail area (SQUARE FEET)

elevator_area = 15 ; Elevator area (SQUARE FEET)

aileron_area = 20 ; Elevator area (SQUARE FEET)

rudder_area = 14 ; Elevator area (SQUARE FEET)

wing_area = 160 ; Wing area S (SQUARE FEET)

htail_area = 15 ; Horizontal tail area (SQUARE FEET)

vtail_area = 14.22 ; Vertical tail area (SQUARE FEET)

elevator_area = 15 ; Elevator area (SQUARE FEET)

aileron_area = 20 ; Elevator area (SQUARE FEET)

rudder_area = 14 ; Elevator area (SQUARE FEET)

What is confusing for me is that the elevator area is the same as the htail_area.

same for the vtail and rudder area.

i would expect that the "elevator_area" is the control surface area, like the aileron for the wing.

i would expect that the "rudder_area" is the control surface area, like the aileron for the wing.

But for that the elevator_area and the rudder Area should be smaller. Like the aileron_area is smaller than the

wing area.

Maybe someone could help. is there a better documentation than the SDK-Docu out there?

best regards

Christoph