bridal cable

bridal cable

An anchor cable which is perpendicular to the line of pull.
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Speaking of servos (they weigh 27 ounces each), we like that the digital smart-servo installation is traditional and attaches via pushrod to an aileron or elevator bell crank, but without bridal cables. This means less upkeep and less worry about loosening bridal cable tensions, which degrades performance.
And like the Trio and Garmin, the servos ride the controls directly without the use of bridal cables.
While servo bridal cable tensions are set during an autopilot installation, this doesn't mean the aircraft's primary flight controls were rigged.