power-control system

power-control system

A system of controls in which aircraft controls are operated hydraulically with none of the aerodynamic loads on the control surfaces being experienced by the pilot. See power-assisted controls.
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** Power-control system with gear pump and main relief valve
learned the company's power-control system -- which produces 6 megawatts of power -- wasn't up-to-date and could go sour in just six months.