Trim Tabs vs Anti-Servo Tabs (1)

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: On the elevator/stabilizer plane, the trim tab doesn't cover the whole trailing edge?
A: Yes, it's a small surface. It doesn't need to be very big.

Q: Does the trim tab "reset" the stabiliator's position?
A: The trim maintains the stabilator in a certain position, it doesn't "reset" its position, just removes the control pressures.

Q: When you say relieve pressure, what pressure are you talking about?
A: The pressure/force/resistance in the control yoke.

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