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They shot away my aileron control, and we were in a very bad way.

The part of the wing which can be warped is called the aileron.

In that way I depress the aileron on the side I want to sail.

If one wing tends to dip, the aileron on that side is depressed.

Why, they couldn't tell an aileron from an elevator if it was to save their lives!

Wire, Aileron Gap—A wire connecting top and bottom ailerons.

Don't slack this, or some gusty day the pilot may unexpectedly find himself minus the aileron control.

He slid his thumb across the black gun button as he set his windbreaker's edge on a line with Allison's aileron slit.

He closed his mouth firmly and fixed his eyes on the aileron slit ahead.

Stan opened up and saw an aileron flutter away from the plummeting fighter.

WORD ORIGIN

1909, from French aileron, altered (by influence of aile "wing"), from French aleron "little wing," diminutive of Old French ele "wing" (12c.), from Latin ala "wing" (see aisle).

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