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What does DFBW stand for?

DFBW stands for Digital Fly-By-Wire

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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The A320 also pioneered the use of digital fly-by-wire flight control systems in a commercial aircraft, using electrical circuits combined with computers - rather than mechanical systems which are heavy.
These new features included: * Honeywell LCD glass cockpit flight displays* Fully digital fly-by-wire flight controls* Fully software configurable avionics* Large scale use of composites (10% by weight)* Fiberoptic avionics network* Very large turbofan engines, with the highest thrust rating by far Fortunately for Boeing, work done on the previously cancelled Boeing 7J7 validated the chosen technologies.
As a final note, the new Ansat lightweight helicopter from Kazan features digital fly-by-wire controls that enable it to successfully replicate the handling of Mi-24 combat helicopters, which makes it not so surprising to find that a number have already been ordered specifically for this training role.