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Gallery #6 “Flight Controls”

Grade 4130N steel fitings jigged prior to welding. Rudder control post and rudder connection plate with sleeve.
Grade 4130N steel fitings jigged prior to welding. Rudder control post and rudder connection plate with sleeve.
Control column and undercarriage telescoping struts ready to be welded.
Control column and undercarriage telescoping struts ready to be welded.
Rudder control post as installed. Includes bellcrank connected to tailwheel.
Rudder control post as installed. Includes bellcrank connected to tailwheel.
Rudder control cable fairleads in fuselage frame #4.
Rudder control cable fairleads in fuselage frame #4.
Return pulley for elevator control system.
Return pulley for elevator control system.
Elevator control system cable guide pulley (Ø1-1/4") fitted to fuselage frame #7. Rudder fairleads just visible near bottom of frame #7.
Elevator control system cable guide pulley (Ø1-1/4″) fitted to fuselage frame #7. Rudder fairleads just visible near bottom of frame #7.
Aileron control system cable guide pulleys (Ø1-1/4") mounted on back of wing main spar. Jury strut attachment visible to right.
Aileron control system cable guide pulleys (Ø1-1/4″) mounted on back of wing main spar. Jury strut attachment visible to right.
Aileron control crank with cables and adjustable turnbuckles. Rear face of auxiliary aileron spar clearly shown.
Aileron control crank with cables and adjustable turnbuckles. Rear face of auxiliary aileron spar clearly shown.
Aileron control cable guide pulleys (Ø2-1/2") mounted to back face of wing main spar.
Aileron control cable guide pulleys (Ø2-1/2″) mounted to back face of wing main spar.
Aileron control bellcrank at root of wing, fitted to rear face of main wing spar. There is an independant cable system in each wing for each of the ailerons which is operated by the control column through a series of push/pull rods.
Aileron control bellcrank at root of wing, fitted to rear face of main wing spar. There is an independant cable system in each wing for each of the ailerons which is operated by the control column through a series of push/pull rods.
Rudder pedals fitted to floor of cockpit.
Rudder pedals fitted to floor of cockpit.
View on front of elevator trim tab adjustment mechanism (fitted to rear fuselage frame #10).
View on front of elevator trim tab adjustment mechanism (fitted to rear fuselage frame #10).
Elevator trim control in cockpit located beside pilot for adjustment using right hand.
Elevator trim control in cockpit located beside pilot for adjustment using right hand.
Throttle control and enrichment lever.
Throttle control and enrichment lever.
View on rear face of fuselage frame #5 (rear cockpit bulkhead) showing aileron push/pull rod and elevator control cables.
View on rear face of fuselage frame #5 (rear cockpit bulkhead) showing aileron push/pull rod and elevator control cables.

 


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