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control stick

noun, Aeronautics.
1.
a lever by which a pilot controls the ailerons and elevator of an aircraft.
Origin of control stick
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35
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control stick

noun
1.
the lever by which a pilot controls the lateral and longitudinal movements of an aircraft Also called control column, joy stick
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