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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.

12.58.14

Explain the requirement for the balancing of controls.

12.58.16

Explain the correct method for the use of trim controls.

12.58.18

State the methods used to obtain aerodynamic balance.

12.58.20

Explain the requirement for using anti-balance tabs on an all-moving tailplane.

12.58.22

Describe the principle of operation of anti-balance tabs.

12.58.24

Explain the purpose of wing flaps.

12.58.26

Describe the principle of operation of wing flaps.

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