control stick

noun Aeronautics.
a lever by which a pilot controls the ailerons and elevator of an aircraft.

Origin:
1930–35

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control stick
 
n
control column, Also called: joy stick the lever by which a pilot controls the lateral and longitudinal movements of an aircraft

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Example sentences
The pilot's link to the control surfaces is by use of the control stick and
  rudder pedals.
The elevators are connected to the control stick by control cables.
The control stick was identified and the push pull tubes moved when the control
  stick was manipulated.
The student pilot said that airplane bounced slightly and he pulled back on the
  control stick to cushion the second touchdown.
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