Q: Asymetric Stabilators on T-tailed Jets?

From:         cgwh@chevron.com (Curtis Wheeler)
Date:         16 Mar 95 14:38:54 
Organization: CITC/CSD
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I have noticed something about T-tailed airliners that has me wondering.  
Planes Like the MD80 and 727 appear to use stabilators that do not move 
symetrically.  I often see them on the ground with one stab cocked up or down 
more than the other.  Is this design for extra roll control/trim?  Something 

Thanks in advance.

Curtis Wheeler  San Ramon, CA  (cgwh@chevron.com)
KD6ELA / GROL PG10-25691 / Pvt. Pilot ASEL