>I noticed that a Sat V has SMAAAALLL fin area. So where does the stability
>in? It seems as though, with its airframe profile, it could be flown
>fins since the fin area is so scant.
Actually, stability can be an issue with the Sat V, especially if built
heavily. The fins are *very* necessary. In fact, some recommend adding some
nose weight, or slip-on clear plastic fins in order to increase the margin a
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