Date: 10 Feb 2000 05:03:22 From: CAMPBELL RON <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: @Home Network Member References: 1
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Barry Kabello wrote: > I've seen several airliners taxiing around with the elevator on one side > down and the other up, or neutral, etc...in other words, they seem to move > independent of each other. I was baffled to recently hear that each pilot > has independant linkage to their own elevator. If this is true, do split > rudders work the same way? Anything other split controls? Exclusive to > Boeing? Yes most modern airliners have split controls (ailerons, rudder and elevator) but they are only split when the disconnects( i.e pitch etc) is pulled. This is a dual system and vary according to aircraft.