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control stick

n.
A lever used to control the motion of an aircraft by changing the angle of the elevators and ailerons.

control stick

n
(Aeronautics) the lever by which a pilot controls the lateral and longitudinal movements of an aircraft. Also called: control column or joy stick
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Noun1.control stick - a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplanecontrol stick - a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
lever - a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
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Instead of the on-screen number pad, users will now enter their PIN using the Control Stick and buttons, by default.
Afterwards, he put it down beside him, but it became dislodged when he adjusted his seat, connecting with a control stick and disengaging the autopilot.
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After he died in 1983 grandsons David and Rick Bremner discovered parts of the plane - including its control stick, rudder bar and magneto - and spent PS100,000 rebuilding it.
Training in how to recognise and distinguish aggression from a dutiful warning bark, for instance, is vital for officers, and well before guns and Tasers are considered, their tools should include a lead, treats, a cage or trap, and a looped control stick that permits capture without danger to the handler.
He yanked back on control stick and broke hard into the enemy.
But he began acting erratically midway through the flight, moving to shut down the plane's engines and seizing the control stick, a spokesman for charter company Australia by Air told reporters.
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