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Tabs used to trim any out-of-balance forces and permit a hand-off flight at normal speeds. These tabs are mounted on aircraft primary controls and can be operated from the cockpit either by hand wheels or electrically. Also called trimmers.
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Bennett Marine is known for hydraulic trim tab systems, which improves a boat's performance in an expanded range of conditions, and the recently launched Bolt electric trim tab and AutoTrim Pro systems.
The trim tab positioning study has three parameters as noted in Table 1, and evaluates their impact on the front drag.
Get a straightedge of the appropriate length and check each cockpit-adjustable trim tab for fairness.
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The manoeuvrability of the vessel has been affected by the damaged trim tab (ride control) and combined with the visibility issues the master does not consider it safe to proceed with these sailings.
The HF-2 wire had lodged itself between the starboard horizontal-stabilizer trim tab and force link tab, a control surface unique to the Orion airframe and located on the inboard trailing edge of each elevator.