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Old 09-13-2002, 10:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: MD-11 Stabilator Question

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Originally posted by N464AT
I just dusted off my GJ Delta MD-11 and set beside my GJ National DC-10-30 and I noticed a drastic difference between the size of the stabilators, The MD-11 is almost half the size. Does this carry over to the full size versions or is it a mistake in scaleing?
No mistake -- it does carry over into the full-scale aircraft. The MD-11's fuselage is longer, and does not require such large horizontal stabilizers as its older brother, the DC-10.
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