automatic flight control system


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automatic flight control system

A system which includes all equipment to control automatically the flight of an aircraft or missile to a path or attitude described by references internal or external to the aircraft or missile. Also called AFCS.
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To execute this manoeuvre, an automatic flight control system, which is not a sub-system of the anti-collision system, is necessary.
The avionics suite includes dual oversized widescreen flight displays with multi-pane capabilities and offers the following standard or optional features: synthetic vision, real-time weather radar, a digital automatic flight control system, electronic stability control while hand-flying, automatic pressurization scheduling, automated system alerts, graphical depictions of aircraft system status, integrated weight and balance, global datalink weather, satellite phone and text messaging, enhanced runway awareness, integrated backup instrument display and more.
Its dual digital automatic flight control system with available IFR option and Category A/JAR OPS 3 capability provides greater control and improved situational awareness.
As designed, the coupled-hover function of the H-60 automatic flight control system (AFCS) will secure if radalt-hold is lost and automatically switch over to barometric-altimeter (baralt) hold.
Included in the G1000 upgrade are the GFC 700 three-axis, fully digital, dual channel, fail safe automatic flight control system (AFCS).
Some time later the secondary crew was in a coupled hover with the automatic flight control system (AFCS) engaged at 150 feet, 13 miles out, on an outbound heading.
The GFC 700 three axis, fully digital, dual channel, fail passive Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS) features roll, pitch and yaw control
During development of LCH, HAL Board sanctioned LCH related projects, namely, Modified Rotor System, Manufacturing of TD-3 & TD-4 for acceleration of development flight testing, indigenous development of Integrated Avionics and Display System (lADS) & Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS) in order to reduce the dependency on foreign vendors and develop indigenous technology.
The aircraft is fitted with side-facing seats, a triple littler kit, search-and-rescue Automatic Flight Control System and night-sun capabilities.
He released the collective trim switch to engage the automatic flight control system (AFCS) radar altimeter hold.
It also includes Garmin's GFC 700 three-axis, fully digital, dual channel, fail passive automatic flight control system (AFCS).
The CH-47F has a modernized airframe, Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) cockpit that improves crew situational awareness and the Digital Automatic Flight Control System (DAFCS), which offers enhanced flight-control capabilities for the multitude of conditions in which the helicopter is used.
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