Concorde is controlled in pitch and roll by 6 elevons, and in yaw by 2 rudders. The pilots control column movements are the same for Concorde as in any other aircraft. Unlike other aircraft Concorde has no tail-plane and the elevons are placed along the trailing edge of the wing. The nose up and down movements, are controlled by these 6 elevons (mainly the inner pair). The middle and outer elevons pairs also act as ailerons.

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Concorde Flight control systems and surfaces

General description

Trim control

Automatic Flight section

Elevons and Rudders

Artificial feel

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Power flying control unit

Mechanical control channel

Roll, pitch and yaw

Fly by wire system