flight control system


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flight control system

[′flīt kən‚trōl ‚sis·təm]
(aerospace engineering)
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01 ( ANI ): Giving further thrust to the 'Make in India' initiative, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) carried out the first flight of Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) (Technology Demonstrator-2) with its own designed and developed Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS) for the first time in the country.
Under the terms of the agreement with aircraft manufacturer Embraer, Goodrich will design and manufacture a new, fully integrated, fly-by-wire, primary flight control system.
Similar to the sensor systems found in motor vehicles, maintainers are asking for the C-2A replacement to have a built-in test system that will self-diagnose problems in the aircraft's engines, avionics, propellers and flight control systems.
Under the existing aircraft flight control system, air traffic controllers locate airplanes by radio as the airspace above the Pacific cannot be reached by radar.
Honeywell International, a US-based diversified technology and manufacturing company, has announced implementation of fly-by-wire flight control system by Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd (COMAC).
Examination of the flight control system revealed the left aileron connecting rod was disconnected at the fuselage/wing quick connection point and was undamaged.
The Aermacchi M346 advanced jet trainer executed its first flight under full authority of the company's newly-developed fly-by-wire flight control system. The second prototype of the M346 was used for this flight, which was aimed at validating the accuracy of the fly-by-wire control architecture and to evaluate the air-worthiness of the baseline configuration of the aircraft.
Another possible candidate for the autonomous flight control system is the AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter.
Some time later the secondary crew was in a coupled hover with the automatic flight control system (AFCS) engaged at 150 feet, 13 miles out, on an outbound heading.
(NASDAQ: GRMN), has announced the GFC(TM) 600H flight control system for helicopter owners and operators -- a breakthrough in cost-effective technology that reduces pilot workload and improves mission effectiveness, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 26, 2018-Garmin releases GFC 600H helicopter flight control system

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