Gust locks – homemade

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Gust Locks – Mark Bendure had an innovative solution
to an old problem of locking the elevator and ailerons. The main
feature of his method is the fact that the elevator can be held
at a predetermined position based on the length of the PVC
tube. The lock system used three components:
• PVC tube that was cut to fit over the control yoke shaft
which held the yoke in a fixed position
• Nylon strap which tied the yokes together to prevent
the ailerons from moving
• Bungee ties the yokes firmly to the dash