Next, she checked her wing with the ailerons and eased her rudder pressure.
Two rudders and two ailerons are placed at the rear of the fuselage.
Ailerons (also called "righting-tips," "balancing-planes," etc.).
Then did likewise with her ailerons as the proper bank was reached.
“It's caught through one of the ailerons, or some yielding part, I think,” he said.
On the outer rear edge of the upper main plane are ailerons for maintaining the balance, which are operated by foot pedals.
The side-to-side balance was maintained by ailerons in the form of wing tips set at the outer rear edges of the main planes.
These ailerons, being deflected in opposite directions simultaneously, meet any tendency of the machine to tip unduly.
It will tend to make the aeroplane bank the wrong way, and such effect must be remedied by means of the ailerons.
These ailerons are operated, through the medium of wires, by the same hand-lever which governs the movement of the elevator.