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rudder in Water topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrudderrud‧der /ˈrʌdə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TTATTWa flat part at the back of a ship or aircraft that can be turned in order to control the direction in which it moves
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rudderThe 737 rudder is unusually complicated, with numerous valves and backup systems.As soon as he saw the horizon, Jack centralised the joystick and rudder, getting back to level flight.Attempt this in a gentle turn as well, and in a gentle turn with a little too much rudder.Applying the opposite rudder will tend to reduce the yaw and so help even out the stalling of the wings.He made the decision to lessen the angle of impact by closing the throttle, applying hard up elevator and full right rudder.We never even touched the rudders.The rudder pedals are adjustable on both sides.Be ready with rudder to maintain heading. 3.