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The elevators on a DC9 are tab operated. The elevators themselves have no mechanical actuation. How are the elevators on the VC10 actuated?
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Electrically powered PFCUs, see here (first part above the image): https://www.vc10.net/Technical/hydraulics.html
Buttons . . . check. Dials . . . check. Switches . . . check. Little
colored lights . . . check.
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It might be worth adding tab operated elevators contributed of the downfall of G-ASHG the prototype One-Eleven.