Included in the G1000 upgrade are the GFC 700 three-axis, fully digital, dual channel, fail safe automatic flight control system (AFCS).
What does AFC stand for?
AFC stands for Automatic Flight Control
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- Australian Food Council
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- Authorized for Construction (engineering)
- Auto Finance Company
- Automated Fare Collection
- Automated Frequency Control
- Automatic Fare Collection
- Automatic Fee Collection (electronic toll collection)
- Automatic Fire Control (Weapons system)
- Automatic Flatness Control
Samples in periodicals archive:
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.
The P180 Avanti II features the fully digital, automatic flight control and displays of the latest generation "Pro Line 21" avionics system, the most advanced on the market today.
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).