full-authority digital electronic control

full-authority digital electronic control (FADEC)

full-authority digital electronic control (FADEC)
A digital electronic fuel control for a gas turbine engine that controls the fuel supply to the engine through the entire operating regime of the engine. The system significantly reduces the pilot workload while providing the best available engine efficiency and performance. The system also helps monitor engine health and critical operating parameters.
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The engines reportedly provide 1,615 pounds of thrust for the Phenom 100 and features a dual-channel, full-authority digital electronic control (FADEC) system.
This engine configuration, referred to as Phase III, includes an improved, state of the art fan blade, improved materials, coating and cooling of the high pressure turbine airfoils, reduced leakage fan case, improved low turbine aerodynamics, and enhanced full-authority digital electronic control (FADEC) capabilities for turbine case cooling optimization.
FADEC International (a BAE Systems and Sagem jointly-owned venture) has established a joint venture with GE to develop, produce, and support the full-authority digital electronic control (FADEC) for aircraft engines and related specialized technologies.
GE - Aviation has selected BAE Systems to develop an Electronic Engine Control Unit (EECU) for the full-authority digital electronic control (FADEC)-equipped T700-701D engine.
BAE Systems, in partnership with Hispano-Suiza (SAFRAN Group), will develop the full-authority digital electronic control (FADEC) for EuroProp International's TP400-D6 engine, slated to power the new Airbus A400M military transport.
The GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team (FET) has selected BAE Systems to develop a full-authority digital electronic control (FADEC) for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
GE Aircraft Engines has selected FADEC International to develop the full-authority digital electronic control for its next-generation engine, the GEnx.
Full-authority digital electronic controls are backed by over six years' service experience.
SMI is a leader in the control and monitoring of gas turbine engines, with leading-edge developments in life extension and predictive maintenance technologies," said James Scanlon, president of BAE SYSTEMS Controls, the leading supplier of Full-Authority Digital Electronic Controls, or FADECs, to the aircraft industry.