artificial feel


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artificial feel

n
(Aeronautics) a system, used in aircraft that have fully powered control surfaces, providing the pilot with simulated aerodynamic forces on the controls
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While the 1915 title victory was a close run thing and had something of an artificial feel to it with the First World War having already been ranging for several months, the 1939 team had the feeling of being a golden era lost with ace marksman Tommy Lawton still a teenager and a star-studded supporting cast of TG Jones, Joe Mercer and Torry Gillick some of the finest footballers to done the royal blue jersey.
I kept working through the trim-failure emergency procedure (EP), so we could ultimately relieve control pressures with manual pitch-feel (a system that provides an artificial feel to the yoke, which can relieve control forces, much the same way as trim).
As it turns out, the throttles hadn't had their artificial feel adjusted yet and were on the lightest setting.
Even the gesture of presenting flowers to representatives of the Hillsborough Support Group had an artificial feel.
Asturias strongly recommends mixing the synthetic product with natural materials to balance its artificial feel.
It handles well too, though the artificial feel to the steering feels a bit strange at first.
Chain burgers have a spongy, artificial feel to them, but Ed's just melt in the mouth.