I read that Throttle controls altitude and control wheel/ stick controls airspeed. Is that true? if so please explain.

  • $\begingroup$ you should read how it flies. engines add energy that is used for improving both kinetic and potential energy $\endgroup$
    – Manu H
    Sep 1, 2017 at 9:47
  • $\begingroup$ I was taught this, but I was taught it as a specific technique for a specific phase of flight (approach). Not as an aerodynamic principle. $\endgroup$ Sep 1, 2017 at 14:10


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