ASTB

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jwinko12
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137876
Filename:
ASTB
Updated:
2012-02-26 18:04:17
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AVIATION NAUTCIAL INFORMATION
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HOW DOES THE PILOT USE THE FOLLOWING TO AFFECT FLIGHT
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  1. RUDDER
    Controls the yaw about the vertical axis
  2. AILERON
    Controls roll/ bank about the longitudinal axis
  3. ELEVATOR
    Controls the pitch about the lateral axis
  4. FLAPS
    Used to increase lift and increase drag
  5. BRAKES
    Used to stop the aircraft while on deck
  6. LANDING GEAR
    Used to absorb shock on landing and takeoff. There are typically three, on training aircraft the gear is retractable.
  7. WINGS
    There are several wing designs with a distinct aerodynamic advantage. It also houses fuel.
  8. TAIL ROTOR (HELICOPTER)
    Used to counteract torque from the main tail rotor

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