Definition of dual control in English:

dual control

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  • (Of an aircraft or vehicle) having two sets of controls, one of which is used by the instructor: a dual-control pilot trainer
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    • 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.


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  • Two sets of controls in an aircraft or vehicle.
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    • 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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