manual control


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manual control

i. An aircraft without power controls.
ii. Hand-flying an aircraft as opposed to controlling it by autopilot or an automatic flight control system.
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The EOS 760D gives enthusiast photogA[degrees]raphers more creative freedom and manual controls to instinctively create impactful photography.
These include mobile shooters, mobile support and manual controls.
A convenient assignable dial provides manual control of focus, exposure, white balance, iris and shutter speed, plus the ability to experiment with more advanced features such as zebra and peaking.
These manual controls are intended to be used with the spotting dolly on jack stands, not with the wheels on the ground.
A* Greater control with new Custom Key -- allowing a range of functions to be assigned to the manual Control Dial
The complete belt driven system is supplied with a torque controlled motor with manual control, digital torque setting and emergency stop function.
The CF 2000 combines programmable timed exposure, variable power settings and independent multiple head control for up to three LED heads, accessible via either front panel manual control or remote interface via a PC USB or RS232 interface.
In this paper, one patented closed loop anaesthesia delivery system (CLADS) (5021DEL/2003) is compared to manual control of propofol delivery titrated to the bispectral index (BIS[TM]).
Front panel start/stop push buttons place the system in a PLC-controlled auto-run mode with full manual control available for process development.
The oven is available with a standard manual control or an optional electronic control.
The Armavia Airbus A320 was also under manual control by its pilots up to the moment of the May 3 pre-dawn catastrophe near the Russian port of Sochi.
The commission, which is investigating the crash, said that the Armenian aircraft was under manual control of its pilots up to the moment of impact.