I'll check my rudder assembly later today and let you know the amount of travel either side.
Be aware that if you move the location of the rudder horns (to above the tail boom) that you will also need to re-align the horizontal internal bracing and the location of the control wire holes in the tail boom bulkheads to avoid the wires rubbing against the bulkheads. It is a good idea to run the wires through a short length of nylon or PTFE tube (or a plastic grommet) wherever thay pass through a bulkhead to minimise rubbing and potential wear or damage to the cables.
Thank you, In that everything in mine is different except for the outside shape, and I probably will have a round boom too, ...... the bulkhead drawings for me are NA . There is the statement in the build notes...about the vertical fin is so similar to the horizontal tail that there was no need to discuss it.... seems to me to say that the rudder is +/- 30 degree too like the elevator....I figured I would check though as I believe you might have read everything on your site because I have not. When I layout the rudder horn as drawn against the boom, the horn hits the boom at no where near 30 degree/ more like 18 degree, but my boom layout is different too.
Ok, I just measured the rudder travel on my CD and it is +/- 25°, but looking at the drawings I believe that +/- 30° is likely to be the correct, intended deflection.
My rudder is currently being limited by the two attachment bolts I have added that allow me to remove the tail fin from the boom. With a little re-profiling with a Dremmel, I could easily extend my rudder deflection to +/- 30°.
That my layout is for round rather than oval that makes sense.....I do not see a direct call-out/dimension anywhere. That my horn will not be molded CF I probably will relocate it to somewhere simpler.
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