V1 wings- why different lengths?

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  1. Peter Garwood

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    Edited Correction!! What I meant to say was why is there a size difference on the spoilers on the elevator of the V1? The left hand spoiler looking forward is twice the size of the spoiler on the right? Now what would this induce in flight? would it make the craft deviate to one side or fly in a steady curve to one side?
    Any ideas considered!!

    Incorrect question was: Can anyone explain with logic why the V1 had two different sizes of wing?
    When comparing the wings it is of note that one was longer than the other...what was the avaiation science behind this?

    Peter
     
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    Only thing I can think of is maybe the thing inherently drifted to one side or the other so they extended one of the wings to counter it? Just a stab in the dark. Lemme know if you ever figure it out man.
     
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    You mean the ailerons? Can you provide a visual?
     
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    The Ersatzteilliste V1 shows no big difference betwen the right and left elevator
     

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    Christ that is a big picture. And I was hoping the original questioner would post a pic and not another forum member post a pic of a model.

    Either that or the "buzz bomb" had the most robust aileron screw and lock washer ever constructed. :lol:
     
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    I reduced the picture sizes for easier viewing.
     
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    Thanks, Micdrow.

    Without further visual from Peter, I have to assume that his assumption about assymetric ailerons are wrong. The buzz bomb has no spoilers.
     
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