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control from ground stations of airplanes in flight by means of messages transmitted to the pilot electronically

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When one pilot wishes the other to take control of the aircraft, the first pilot says: "You have the flight controls.
The hydraulic power generation system supplies hydraulic power to primary and secondary flight control actuators, landing gear and doors, nose wheel steering, brakes and thrust reversers.
The plane's flight controls were locked during the takeoff and the company had designed its plane so that it should have been impossible to attempt a takeoff in that condition.
If you change or move the flight controls while performing maintenance, the rotor blades and rotor head pitch varying housing are adjusted to a pitched angled position.
Through its teamwork and dedication, the PMA-265 Air Vehicle Systems Flight Controls IPT successfully stood up non-existent repair capability within the Navy, and increased repair capability of contracted commercial sources.
Precision Flight Controls will be offering D-BOX's motion technology as an option for all new cockpit sales, as well as a retrofit option for units sold, giving their already 10,000 customer-base, comprised of Colleges, Universities, flight schools, governments as well as individual users, the opportunity to have the most accurate experience in flight simulation.
Travel Business Review-15 July 2010-Honeywell Offers Flight Control System to COMAC(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
New digital flight controls and displays make it apparent that this jet is not like the "muscle car" they flew previously.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE - NASA researchers are gearing up for tests into smart flight control software hoped someday to allow safe landings by battle-damaged military jets and commercial jetliners with mechanical problems.
Everything appeared fine until on August 8, 1993, during a normal maneuver, a pilot flying the Gripen in an airshow fully saturated the flight controls and entered an unrecoverable PIO.
The flight controls had reverted to a very degraded state called MECH.
The complete configuration consists of a desktop-mounted flight control system that emulates aircraft flight controls and a one-computer monitor, which provides pilots with an out-the-window (OTW) field-of-view of 60 x 45[degrees].
Cessna needed a flight controls provider that could deliver on the Longitudes relatively short development schedule, and we were able to bring a low-risk solution that met their needs, said Greg Irmen, vice president and general manager, Flight Controls and Information Systems for Rockwell Collins.
The pilot did not verify that all flight controls moved free and correct prior to takeoff.
When the flight controls are in certain positions, it is possible for the vertical hinge pin and/or the lower pin oil tank to hit the light lens.
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