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control column

n
(Aeronautics) a lever or pillar, usually fitted with a handwheel, used to control the movements of an aircraft. Also called: control stick or joy stick
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'This is controlled by a joy stick and one can already learn how to fly this in just one day.'
He had the joy stick between his knees, attempting by acrobatics to keep his beast of a plane on a level course.
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They can sit at the back and then they can play without attachment of any wire consoles or any other joy stick. They are having the themes parties at the venue like overnight parties, day parties and all the adventure and entertainment differ from time to time depends upon the booking customer has done and the excitement also depends upon the price or the value family is going to spend at the party.
New double joy stick controls include function switches so the operator's hands don't have to be removed from the controls to operate drill functions.
Now, pass me the joy stick - I want to get to Level 5.
The IR Patrol features an advanced user interface with a military grade, five position mini joy stick that is the perfect size.
The apartment is a virtual replica on a TV screen that is navigated like a video game with the help of a joy stick.
Now the most worrisome element of above mentioned range of implications for Pakistan in the back drop of current situation is the possibility of handing over the joy stick of drone campaign by USA to Afghanistana[euro](tm)s Armed Forces or Intelligence agency as earlier indicated by US authorities, in such a scenario it could become a bone of contention besides other issues between Pakistan and Afghanistan.