The navigator/gunner could lock the turret forward and transfer firing control to the pilot, who had an electrical gun button on his control column
, although the guns would be slightly above and behind him.
The first officer exerted a 20- to 25-pound push force on the control column
in response to the stickshaker.
During a third attempt at landing at Rostov-on-Don in the early hours of March 19, the pilot held down the control column
, bringing the aircraft to a nose down descent, while pressing a trim switch to level out the plane at the same time, the report said.
Flight-data recorder information shows the first evidence of specific action came just 18s before impact, the captain pushing forward on the control column
as the aircraft's pitch increased to 25A[degrees].
A true feat of engineering innovation, its speed and agility were so close to that of a jet fighter that it was given a fighter-style control column
in place of the traditional bomber pilot's yoke.
The harder he moved the control column
, the less effect it seemed to have.
Just before touchdown at a windswept City Airport, the captain's prosthetic left arm came away from the control column
An official inquiry found the pilot's camera had got lodged between his armrest and a control column
- where it activated a command button telling the plane's computer to go into the dive.
WHEN talking a non-pilot down, you need to quickly get them used to the control column
and throttle and get dials info from them such as air speed and height.
This is the original control column
from Arthur George''s biplane of 1910.
At the respective failure load of control column
(CC1), no obvious changes in the specimens were noticed and observed an axial deformation of 6.
Flight control continuity was established from the pilot's control column
and rudder pedals to the ailerons, rudder and elevator.