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elevons
Aircraft control surfaces combining the effect of ailerons and elevators. Normally, these are used on delta and swept-back wing platforms and are located near the wing tips. The fore-and-aft movement of the control column causes the elevons to operate together, which in turn rotates the aircraft about its lateral, or pitch, axis. If the control column is moved sideways, the elevons move differentially (i.e., one elevon goes up while the other goes down), causing the aircraft to rotate about its longitudinal, or roll, axis.
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The same as Bidule [6], twin elevons were utilized to provide roll-attitude and pitch-attitude control, while rotation speeds and collective pitches of such twin propellers were utilized to provide altitude and yaw-attitude control, respectively.
The report into the May incident said part of one of the elevons - moving parts of the wing used to control pitch and roll - had separated.
The report into the May incident said part of one of the Concorde's elevons - a moving part of the wing used to control pitch and roll - had separated from the wing.
The vibrations were apparently due to the Concorde losing up to 70% of the lower part of it rudder when the aircraft's elevons separated from the wing according to Reuters.
Comme nous nous elevons contre l'attitude du ministre du Commerce, Amara Benyounes, qui a assiste a ce congres illegal [beaucoup plus grand que], soutient-il.
Elevons combine the functions of the elevator, used for pitch control, and the aileron, used for roll control.
Nous elevons une ribambelle d'enfants a qui nous esperons voir grandir dans de meilleures conditions".
The inboard two are redundant elevons and the outboard is a split-flap "ruddervon" for yaw, pitch, and roll control.
Avec une cruaute d'autant plus resolue que nous elevons vers lui nos prieres
Mais aujourd'hui, nous elevons la voix pour contrecarrer ceux qui disent que l'elite est contre Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Northrop makes the forward center section (including the cockpit) and most of the parts on the plane's periphery such as the leading and trailing edges, wing tips, elevons, split rudders, landing gear doors, and fairings, as well as many internal secondary structures including crew station liners, ducting, and small parts such as access doors and covers.