Parked Aircraft Control Surfaces

I’ve noticed that with many aircraft, when parked at the gate, the flight control surfaces are often facing down. Why is this?
Here is an example with the a380:
a380gate

Credit: John A Weeks III (Google Images)

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I think it is just because the system isn’t powered up, the hydraulic fluid isn’t there to keep the surfaces stable. Note how the rudder is hard right too.

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There’s also a great explanation by Captain Joe about this on YT :)

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Completely answered my question! Thanks!

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Mods can close now thanks!

@Dylan_Bright subscribe to Captain Joes YouTube channel, you’ll find answers to a lot of questions, I know I did.

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