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What does FDS stand for?

FDS stands for Flight Director System

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Robert Soulas, who also lost his daughter and son-in-law in the crash, says investigators said the flight director system indicated the "erroneous information" that the plane was diving downward, "and therefore to compensate, the pilot had a tendency to pull on the throttle to make it rise up".
A pilot, Gerard Arnoux, defended the plane's pilots' actions, saying they were doing what they had been taught to do, following the signals on the flight director system, which tells them in which direction to go.
The upgraded NFI System includes an Avionics Management System (AMS) consisting of four CDUs, two Embedded Global Positioning System (GPS)/Inertial Navigation System (INS) (EGI), Electronic Primary Flight Instruments (EFDS), Autopilot and Flight Director System (AFDS), Radar Altimeter and Altitude Warning System (RAAWS) and Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS).