Definition of dual control in English:

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dual control

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adjective

(Of an aircraft or a vehicle) having two sets of controls, one of which is used by the instructor: a dual-control pilot trainer
More example sentences
  • This particular Sea Fury was used as a dual-control trainer for pilots.
  • The airplane actually has a complete and functional second cockpit and will be equipped with removable superstructures allowing the aircraft to operate as either a single-seat fighter or dual-control trainer.
  • In 1946, Vought built up a dual-control Corsair from a standard F4U- 1 aircraft with the designation V - 354.

noun

(usually dual controls)
Two sets of controls in an aircraft or vehicle.
Example sentences
  • The Ka - 60 helicopter can be fitted with dual controls.
  • The pilot and co-pilot had dual controls and sat side by side behind the observer.
  • I also decided to install a second seat and dual controls and that took a bit of work designing the system.

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Syllabification: du·al con·trol

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