Re: FLY-BY-WIRE (AIRBUS vs. BOEING)

From:         Pete Mellor <pm@csr.city.ac.uk>
Date:         07 Jul 95 14:26:26 
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Mary Shafer (01 Jul 95 02:24:42) writes:-

> I have never heard the
> controller that the pilot manipulates to control the pitch and roll of
> the aircraft called a "joystick", ...

I thought "joystick" was originally RAF 2nd World War slang for the usual
control column, as found on the Spitfire, for example.

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Pete Mellor