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12.58 Basic Flying Controls

12.58.2 Define the aircraft axes of rotation, pitch, roll and yaw.


12.58.4 Name the flying controls used to affect movement about each axis.


12.58.6 Explain how each flying control operates to achieve control of the:

(a) pitch attitude;

(b) bank angle;

(c) yaw.


12.58.8 Explain the cross-coupling (further) effects of control in roll and yaw.


12.58.10 Explain the effects of airspeed and power settings on control effectiveness and aircraft attitude.


12.58.12 Explain the function of a basic trim control.

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