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Old 12th Mar 2019, 18:11
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DaveReidUK
 
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Originally Posted by threemiles View Post
This is the pilot's view. The aerodynamic view is that it directly affects attitude, drag and lift, so it is primary.
You could make the same argument for flaps being classed as primary flight controls, but they aren't either. A stabilator is, though.

https://www.skybrary.aero/index.php/Flight_Controls
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