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Old 5th Nov 2015, 22:42
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Bertie Bonkers
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: UK
Posts: 35

Regarding the possibility of both upward & downward deflection of HS -

Again, no idea if this is plausible, but:

HS detaches from jackscrew/jackscrew fails

HS leading edge deflects upward, pushing jackscrew & actuator up into the VS assembly (as seen in photo)

As a result the tail goes up, the nose goes down (bunt?), until HS goes "over the top" (ie past horizontal relative to the airflow) at which point it is slammed down by aerodrag and events proceed as outlined in my previous post.

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