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What does FMC stand for?

FMC stands for Flight Management Computer

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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The flights also feature new services that provide various advisories directly into the aircraft's flight management computer (FMC) and mobile device in the flight deck.
While neither ATSB nor Emirates commented further, sources at MEL told ATWOnline that it appeared there was an input error to either the Less Paper Cockpit computer, which calculates takeoff speed, or the flight management computer, which calculates thrust settings.
Here is how the airliner would normally have been operated on its trip and what initial analysis of flight-recorder data indicates led to the disaster: Before takeoff from Miami, the flight management computer was programmed to guide the plane on a standard route, taking it past a succession of radio-navigation stations, or fixes, on the ground.