Speed brake

Speed brake

Another simple mechanical construction. I’ve tried to make it resemble the Mooney speedbrake. Interfacing to keyboard via the toggle to momentary switch action circuit.

Shown in retracted position


When flying gliders, it is important that you are able to regulate the amount of air braking. MS-FS has the possibility to assign the airbrake to a joystick axis. I used a similar method as throttle for moving the potmeter with slide mechanism.

Proportionally controllable airbrake. The on/off switch construction is also maintained, for flightsims w/o proportional control.


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