altitude hold


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altitude hold

An autopilot mode that permits a barometric/radio/radar altimeter altitude to be maintained.
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I quickly reset our AFCS and enabled altitude hold during our momentary respite.
The altitude hold function of the AFCS will overshoot selected altitudes due to limitations on its control authority, especially with a low power setting and high rates of descent.
Altitude hold is a great tool, but an instrument scan is imperative when there is no reference to the horizon.
EDL will be responsible for installing an Altitude Hold and Hover Stabilization System (AHHS), on IAF CH-53 (2000) Helicopters.
There's also a built-in digital autopilot with altitude hold and ILS capture, a full air data computer with fuel burn and fuel totalizing functions, a flight planning system and digital monitoring of up to 32 engine gauges.
At 23,000 feet, five miles behind the tanker in a left hand turn, the digital-flight-control system (DFCS) stability augmentation (stab aug) kicked offline and the altitude hold would not reengage.
NYSE: DRS) announced today that it has been awarded a new contract to design, integrate and manufacture an Altitude Hold and Hover Stabilization (AHHS) system for U.
After we completed our HIT check and engaged altitude hold, I made what turned out to be my worst decision of the night: I glanced away from the gauges and peeked through my night-vision goggles.
This award, combined with the technology we supply for the improvements of the platform's Altitude Hold and Hover Stabilization System, is a significant milestone for DRS.
Since I still felt behind the jet, I started to select (colonize) baro altitude hold so I wouldn't have to worry about altitude while I was coordinating with Approach.