vehicle control system


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vehicle control system

[′ve·ə·kəl kən′trōl ‚sis·təm]
(aerospace engineering)
A system, incorporating control surfaces or other devices, which adjusts and maintains the altitude and heading, and sometimes speed, of a vehicle in accordance with signals received from a guidance system. Also known as flight control system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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