manual control


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manual control

i. An aircraft without power controls.
ii. Hand-flying an aircraft as opposed to controlling it by autopilot or an automatic flight control system.
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Having trouble pulling the manual control (MC) on your M978A4 HEMTT tanker's V1 emergency valve, operators?
These manual controls are intended to be used with the spotting dolly on jack stands, not with the wheels on the ground.
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At the end of surgery both the closed-loop system as well as manual control were stopped five to 10 minutes prior to the expected end of surgery, depending upon the duration of anaesthesia and recovery variables were noted.
The oven is available with a standard manual control or an optional electronic control.
The commission, which is investigating the crash, said that the Armenian aircraft was under manual control of its pilots up to the moment of impact.
The Armavia Airbus A320 was also under manual control by its pilots up to the moment of the May 3 pre-dawn catastrophe near the Russian port of Sochi.
They offer automatic or manual control of cryogenic fluids with no contamination, no fluid degradation and no waste while assuring safety.
The units are housed in a full 3U rack chassis with front panel keyboard for manual control, GPIB and parallel binary coded decimal (BCD) interface for remote programming.
Standardization can be routinely triggered without any need for manual control or intervention.
The semi-professional F series features eight effective megapixels, total manual control, excellent optics and the latest in technology.
Switches on the unit's front panel permit manual control when needed and the unit's RS-485 interface allows the use of DNP 3.0, Modbus, or other compatible communications protocols.