control column

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control column

[kən′trōl ‚käl·əm]
(aerospace engineering)
A cockpit control lever pivoted or sliding in front of the pilot; controls operation of the elevator and aileron.

control column

control column
Conventional control column layout.
control column
Slide stick controller.
control column
Control column in transport/general aviation aircraft.
The lever, or a pillar-supporting handwheel, that operates the elevator and aileron controls. Also called a joystick or a stick.