rudder bar

noun

: a foot bar for operating the central cables leading to the rudder of an airplane

Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rudder bar was in 1909

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“Rudder bar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rudder%20bar. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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