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    Steering reversal...
    From: Russell Sher
    Date: 1999 Aug 19, 1:53 AM

    With the current discussion on steering, I though that I'd mention an
    amusing story that happened to me once on a yacht-skipper course which I was
    teaching:
    The boat had been worked on and the wires to the steering quadrant had been
    reversed, we only realised this when a student was backing out of the marina
    and the vessel kept steering in the opposite direction. Anyway, we decided
    to carry on for an evening sail and had quite a bit of fun trying to reverse
    our thinking every time we had to tack or manouvre. It seems a lot more
    natural for the boat to steer  'left hand down a bit' to turn to port etc.
    What about any aircraft pilots out there on the list - I'm sure you'd prefer
    your control yoke to ''mean what it says when banking ??"
    
    Regards
    Russell
    

       
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