active controls technology

active controls technology

[′ak·tiv kən′trōlz ‚tek′näl·ə·jē]
(aerospace engineering)
The development of special forms of augmentation systems to stabilize airplane configurations and to limit, or tailor, the design loads that the airplane structure must support.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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