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What does AFC stand for?

AFC stands for Automatic Flight Control

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Mar 18, 2010 NASA's Glenn Research Centre has issued a contract to Aerospace Corporation to develop artificial ice shapes that will be used for wind tunnel testing as part of the agency's plan to develop more robust automatic flight control systems for aircraft.
Aviators want an anti-skid wheel brake system, a more robust and reliable automatic flight control system and a more powerful engine, such as the Rolls Royce T56-A-427A that is used on the forthcoming E-2D Hawkeye.
Flight performance tests include sea trials to evaluate launch and recovery wind envelope development, handling qualities, and performance; development of automatic flight control systems; expanding the full flight envelope; and aerial refueling.
During pre-launch drone system checks, the drone experienced an uncommanded disengage (drone reverts to cockpit control), coupled with a complete loss of telemetry data between the ground stations and the drone's onboard Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS).