If the h tail is used in recovery of the flat spin, is the rudder used for stopping the yaw or beta of the F16 ? I know that for inverted flat spin is surely used, but I believe that the rudder is blanked by the H tails in upright spin and is not effective.


It is not possible to have the rudder deflection because the huge amount of AOA and control law take that in consideration and cancel (fadeaway) the pilot rudder inputs.Activating the MPO the slabs moved max in order to get the nose down to lower AOA and after that we can get responses from the rudder

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    $\begingroup$ Is there a source for this information? $\endgroup$ – Jpe61 Jan 13 at 8:58
  • $\begingroup$ It does provide an answer to the question, and provides detail. $\endgroup$ – Koyovis Feb 7 at 22:04

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