An aircraft attitude control configuration enables control surfaces to provide attitude control for an aircraft at hover or low air speed conditions. The aircraft attitude control configuration includes a plurality of thrusters mounted to an aircraft for thrusting air, a first control surface kinematically coupled to the aircraft at a position downstream of a first thruster to enable a first vector force to be generated by a portion of the thrusted air from the first thruster on the first control surface, and a second control surface kinematically coupled to the aircraft at a position downstream of a second thruster, the first and the second control surfaces being displaced symmetrically on opposite sides of a longitudinal axis of the aircraft, the second control surface being configured to be independently and differentially movable with respect to the first control surface to enable a second vector force to be generated by a portion of the thrusted air from the second thruster on the second control surface.
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