full-authority digital electronic control

full-authority digital electronic control (FADEC)

full-authority digital electronic control (FADEC)
A digital electronic fuel control for a gas turbine engine that controls the fuel supply to the engine through the entire operating regime of the engine. The system significantly reduces the pilot workload while providing the best available engine efficiency and performance. The system also helps monitor engine health and critical operating parameters.
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The engines reportedly provide 1,615 pounds of thrust for the Phenom 100 and features a dual-channel, full-authority digital electronic control (FADEC) system.
The General Electric F404-GE-102 engine's dual-channel, full-authority digital electronic control provided instant thrust whenever asked, regardless of speed or angle of attack--again without a hint of hesitation or complaint.