I applied right rudder
in order to maximise ground run available and took a diagonal track'.
input after full extension could not clear the jammed nose wheel.
Bob and I then pushed down, actually stood on, the right rudder
pedals with all our might, while giving our two remaining right wing engines full throttle.
The purpose of the TCTO is to prevent premature wear on the right rudder
actuator rod end bearing.
We also added power to go flying again because of the bolter, which would require right rudder
because of the p-factor of the propellers.
As with a Pitts, one method is to fly the approach in a slip with right rudder
, so the runway is visible out the left side of the airplane.
He applied right rudder
and right brake to correct but did not reduce power, actuate nose wheel steering, or elect to abort takeoff.
Over I went sharply - right rudder
- heaving the stick back into my stomach.
Had to use left-wing down and right rudder
to gravity feed.
I could hear rocks and debris hitting the underside of the aircraft, and I could feel the pilot applying full right rudder
and tiller in an attempt to correct.
Despite different management styles, the men got on well, Martin said: "He had a hand on the left rudder, and I had a hand on the right rudder
Forget to add right rudder
in climb, and the ball slides out.