MR. SERBY'S article on trimming and balance tabs gives a very concise theoretical explanation of the working of trimmer and balance tabs, and explains certain characteristics which have baffled most designers.
Lachmann, G.V. and Stafford, R.S. (1936), "Elevator Trimming Tabs: A Graphical Method for their Design Derived from Actual Tunnel Results", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 8 No. 3, pp. 71-72. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb030023
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