Mr Hempleman-Adams,47, and his flight director Tim Cole were resting after yesterday's flight and were unavailable for comment.
What does FD stand for?
FD stands for Flight Director
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We have 56 other meanings of FD in our Acronym Attic
- First Down
- Fitness for Duty (attendance code)
- Fixed Deposit
- Fixed Disc
- Flaming Datum
- Flight Data
- Flight Day
- Flight Deck
- Flight Definition Laboratory (US NASA)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Flight director Dave Owen said: "Due to decreasing winds, what had been projected as a maximum seven-day flight would have become a 10 or even 11-day flight.
The system provides full-authority fly-by-wire stability augmentation, stall protection, autopilot, flight director, and ground proximity warning functions.
From this point the nozzles are moved to aft and the jet taxies as directed by the flight director.