Month: April 2012

Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC)

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FADEC is a system consisting of a digital computer and ancillary components that control an aircraft’s engine and propeller. First used in turbine-powered aircraft, and referred to as full authority digital electronic control, these sophisticated control systems are increasingly being used in piston powered aircraft.

http://www.flightlearnings.com/2010/03/06/full-authority-digital-engine-control-fadec/

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