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yoke
used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

5 uses
  • By putting both feet on the yoke and pushing as hard as he could, he could stop the plane from flipping.
    p. 83.9
  • Because pilots strong-armed the yoke—the control lever—with their left hands, they were instantly recognizable when shirtless, because the muscles on their left arms dwarfed those on their right.
    p. 55.9
  • They sat him in the copilot's seat while Louie hid under the navigator's table, by the yoke control chains.
    p. 62.5
  • When the officer took the yoke, Louie tugged the chains, making the plane swoop up and down.
    p. 62.6
  • Then the stricken pilot collapsed onto the yoke, forcing the Zero down under the bomber before crashing into the ocean.
    p. 80.6

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