balanced surface

balanced surface

[′bal·ənst ′sər·fəs]
(aerospace engineering)
A control surface that extends on both sides of the axis of the hinge or pivot, or that has auxiliary devices or extensions connected with it, in such a manner as to effect a small or zero resultant moment of the air forces about the hinge axis.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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