control stick


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a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane

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This, it said, was caused by a digital SLR camera that had lodged between the captain's arm rest and the base of the control stick.
While the control stick is within the flail envelope of the torso, its placement to the side of the panel could take it out of the way of a flailing head.
William received gifts from his colleagues when his last shift ended including a plinth-mounted cyclic control stick top, presented by AgustaWestland W shift engineering manager Stephen Sedgwick.
While still adjusting to being behind the control stick as he wears the goggles, Stewart said he is used to what he is seeing because of his time in the Navy.
When the control stick is centred or even released, the auto-braking will automatically stop the unit.
My seat behind the pilot was a second cockpit with a full set of controls: black engine throttles on my left, a maze of instrumentation in front of me, a control stick between my legs, and a big handle on my right labeled EJECT.
Cue controls can be managed in three ways: Using the touchscreen, a fiveway control stick on the wheel or natural voice recognition.
According to the report released Friday on the ongoing investigation, the copilot was not aware of his error for about 17 seconds until he operated the control stick to stop the plane's roll.
I felt the control stick come back in my hands about two inches, and the aircraft slightly nosed down.
Boom commands processed by the ACU to control the boom actuators are initiated by an aerial refueling operator using a boom flight control stick.
I came on the controls and assisted in keeping the control stick full left and aft while kicking in full left rudder, a fallback to my B-52 days and T-38 instructor days where the rudder is your most effective flight control during high angle of attack flight.
The iPad Kneeboard Sport, designed by pilots for pilots, works in aircraft where there is a cyclic or control stick used between the legs or where space is at a premium.
His son sat in the pilot's seat and tried steering with the control stick, but since the aircraft was on autopilot, his father was unconcerned.
When Sneller looked back to the front of the glider, he saw that it was higher than Henderson's plane, so he pushed the glider's control stick forward to regain proper altitude behind Henderson's plane.
It ships with a docking station paired with a mountable media control stick that connects to your hands-free/headphone set and also enables charging through USB and AC adapter.