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Record 1 1987-05-04


Subject field(s)
  • Aeroindustry

The aileron trim control system controls the movement of the aileron trim tabs to provide lateral trim. The system is controlled mechanically by a control knob on the control pedestal in the flight compartment. ... The control knob is mounted on the end of a shaft in the trim control mechanism. A drum on the opposite end of the shaft is connected by a two-way cable system to a drum on a shaft located in the right wheel well. Another drum at the base of the same shaft is connected by a second cable system routed along the rear spar of each wing to the trim tab actuators. The actuators are connected to the trim tabs by a pushrod. A trim position indicator is connected mechanically to the trim control knob.


  • Constructions aéronautiques

tambour commandé : terme accepté par le Comité d'étude de la terminologie des cartes de travail du DC-9.


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