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bell crank

n
(General Engineering) engineering a lever with two arms having a common fulcrum at their junction
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Some of these incorporate aircraft insulations, ribs, panels, propellers, structural panel, bell cranks, boards, windshield, fittings, drones, skin, ducts, rotary wings, wheels and brakes, control devices, among others.
s&c electric" #qsa-37617; 2 ea, assembly, mechanical linkage, including bell cranks, rotating linkages, rod guides, and all other necessary parts for complete installation and remote operation of the switch not to exceed 5 changes in direction of the linkage or a total length of 80 feet for sw 34.
Other generalized forces are those obtained by replacing the action of the torsion bars for a revolution-torque applied to the bell cranks of the suspension system.
I asked myself, looking at a long list that included multiple main fuel-control (MFC) changes, variable exhaust gripes, fuel-inlet tubes (FITs) rubbing on bell cranks, and an engine that shifted in flight.
Another possibility: the cables, each made up of more than 100 stainless steel threads, could have been frayed by heat, resulting in loose strands getting tangled in the network of pulleys and bell cranks that guide cables to the wings and tail.