altitude hold


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altitude hold

In a flight control system, a control mode in which the barometric altitude existing at time of engagement is maintained automatically.
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With your current autopilot, how many times have you been given a fresh altimeter setting and had to rejigger the altitude hold so it matches?
The Century III autopilot controls displayed roll, heading and pitch functions in the "on" positions with altitude hold turned off.
Presolicitation: Repair of the improved altitude hold and hover stabilization (iahhs) system - hh-60g
I safed up the armament switch and set auto-pilot to altitude hold.
Suddenly, our automatic flight control system (AFCS) kicked off, which disabled our altitude hold.
The Air Force can begin to phase out the Pave Low fleet, but it has funded the altitude hold hover stabilization technology for the Pave Hawk rescue fleet as it awaits a new combat search-and-rescue helicopter.
5 miles, the pilot depressed the collective trim altitude hold switch.
The autopilot is controlled through a virtual panel or a dedicated hard panel and offers altitude hold, vertical speed and altitude preselect.
The two-axis autopilot aboard Kennedy's airplane had an altitude hold mode, but it was not configured for climbs and descents to preselected altitudes.
Our radar-altimeter altitude hold had disengaged without us noticing.