vic asked in Cars & TransportationAircraft · 2 months ago

How is a b2 bomber able to fly without a vertical stabilizer ?

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  • 1 month ago

    The vertical stabilizer is so the plane flies straight unless you use some rudder to make it yaw left or right.    The B2 uses a flap on the top AND bottom on each wing controlled by a computer.   If you use the ones on the left,  the plane will yaw to the left,  same with the right.   Kind of like sticking your hand out on a bike.  Stick out your left hand and you will tend to go left,  do it with your right hand and you tend to go right.  

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    The B-2 is actually an illusion. 

    The only plane that can fly without a vertical stabilizer is the Peking Boulevard. 

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    They copied the PEKING BOULEVARD plans.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Same way birds do. Yaw control is achieved using aileron and spoilers, to create localized drag change along the span without a lateral change in lift distribution, hence pure yaw moment. Of course, the subtle inputs are combined using computer logic to return overall control surface deflections that achieve the proper combination of pitch, roll and yaw authority required at the time.

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  • 2 months ago

    Yaw is controlled by split ailerons controlled by computer.

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