power-control lever

power lever

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During high-speed low-level flight, when compressor delivery pressure exceeds limits, the limiter opens against the spring force and bleeds off air pressure to the acceleration control unit (ACU) control capsule. The ACU at this stage reduces the pump stroke and thus the fuel supply.
In a gas turbine engine, the lever used to actuate the fuel-control unit. It is another name for the throttle. Also called a power-control lever. See throttle.
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1 engine power-control lever (PCL) out of the fly detent to bring the overspeed condition into control.
I thought that my student had nervously slammed the power-control lever (PCL) to idle, anticipating leveling off at altitude.
After checking oil pressure, we advanced the power-control lever (PCL) to max and initiated a climb for the next maneuver.
The power-control lever (PCL) was at idle by the time I answered my own question and had uttered a few choice words.
I would initiate the simulated power loss at 7,000-feet MSL by bringing the power-control lever (PCL) to idle.
As I brought my hand to the power-control lever (PCL) and retarded it to the idle stop--no idle stop existed
2 engine's power-control lever (PCL) and waited for her to concur.
2 engine was stable, we secured the power-control lever and fuel-system selector lever, and the rotor slowed normally.
The HAC managed to keep the aircraft on the flight deck while I struggled to reach the second power-control lever because of the heavy vibrations.
At 200 feet AGL, the AC called for both power-control levers (PCLs) to be moved to "OFF.