Consider 1to 3 degrees of caster!Jack
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From: "John Burk" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> High performance gliders have a couple of things in common with rear drive
> lsr cars . They carry ballast and they work better if they give away
> directional stability by moving the cg back to the middle . My glider pilot
> friend was thinking of using forwardly sprung ballast that the pilot
> triggered at the first sign a flat spin .
> Worst case with an unintentional cg shift would be harmless .
> > Wouldn't need to be excessiv eyaw. But yaw rate. As soon as yaw rate
> > cause a liit to be reacedd then control uses a mass as a reaction body to
> > create and off setting force. Mass free floats on a shaft. Controls at
> > both ends to amplify the force. Use magnetics and make very high spring
> > rates to put stuff back where it goes. Car would never even feel like it
> > was going astray.
> > As I develop my model of spin mathematics to see how small the yaw angle
> > needs to be then I will add some control...
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