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control lock

control lock
Physical obstructions placed around control surfaces, preventing their movement on the ground in high-wind or gust conditions. These may be internal—located in the cockpit—or external—placed at the control surfaces.
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The Court of Inquiry said it was difficult to determine what had transpired in Dakota 962 between takeoff and the crash, but concluded Dakota 962 crashed on landing at RCAF Station Estevan as a result of loss of control due to an elevator control lock being in the locked position.
I installed the control lock and inspected the elevator.
The canal has a flood control lock with fresh water on one side and salt water on the bay side.
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Exit control lock and alarm system is available with audio and visual alarm indication.
While few aircraft these days seem to have their original control lock, aftermarket devices designed for your aircraft usually are at least as good.
The report states the aircraft's flight data recorder showed "the elevator control surface position during the taxi and [attempted] takeoff was consistent with its position if the gust lock was engaged." However, the control lock handle, located on the right side of the control pedestal, was found in the off position, and the elevator control lock latch was found not engaged.
After the accident, the pilot determined that he had left the control lock in for the takeoff.
IN CONTROL Lock keeper Tony Hughes in the control room at Cardiff Bay barrage.