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YANK AND BANK: Military jargon for agressive use of stick and rudder. May also be called "turn and burn" depending on whether the aircraft has afterburners.

YAW: Producing an aerodynamic force that rotates the airplane around the vertical axis is referred to as yaw. This is done by applying pressure to the rudder pedals.

YAW DAMPER: A control system for automatically applying steadying rudder inputs in turbulent air.

YOKE: The control column of a civil or military transport aircraft.


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