directional control

directional control

[də′rek·shən·əl kən′trōl]
(engineering)
Control of motion about the vertical axis; in an aircraft, usually by the rudder.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

directional control

The control of an airplane with respect to yawing about the normal, or vertical, axis. This control is exercised by ailerons and rudder.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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Electronic stability control works instantly and automatically to maintain directional control in situations where the driver's own steering and braking cannot be accomplished quickly enough to prevent a crash.
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The RDM offers reverse functionality without the need for a directional control valve anywhere in the system, as the motor swashplate reverses angle to give reversed rotation.
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