active control technology


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active control technology

A technology in which the signal generated by the movement from the control column is fed into a computer, which in turn integrates various parameters and gives the output signal to the controls' actuators for the particular flight regime.
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"The active control technology worked very convincingly but, because it was a joint Rolls-Royce/ Ministry of Defence experiment carried out using a military engine, the work was quickly classified for the best part of 10 years," says Dowling.
Active Control Technology Incorporated (Active Control) (TSX VENTURE: ACT), a company that deals with advanced wireless communication, productivity and safety systems, has received a contract for its ActiveMine tracking and communication system.

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