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Old 31st May 2014, 09:16
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Ex Douglas Driver
 
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FFS, Boeing also designed the aircraft with a TRIM system so that control loads can be negated and a light touch is all that's required, and on their newer aircraft a Fly By Wire system that minimises secondary pitch inputs so that control loads are light and the aircraft responsive to small inputs when the aircraft is in normal phases of flight (e.g. in trim!) and can be accurately flown using one hand.

I'd opine that they designed the aircraft yoke so that two hand can be used when needed - but only if and when required for gross (rotation and acceleration) or abnormal control inputs!

Save the two handed white knuckles death grip for your karaoke mike....
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