engine control


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engine control

engine control
Any control for regulating the power and speed of an engine, such as the throttle, mixture control, manifold-pressure regulator, fuel-pressure control, or supercharger control. In the case of gas turbine engines, the control for regulating engine speed and the afterburner, if fitted.
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