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A history of fly-by-wire avionics

Created by Thomas Charlton

Thomas Charlton

on 4 May 2011

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Transcript of A history of fly-by-wire avionics

History of fly-by-wire avionics Analog electronic signalling were first tested in the 1950's on the Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow. Test aircraft only The first production aircraft was the Conrode 1969 Thomas Charlton After the 70's moved on to digital fly-by-wire. This allowed for a more fly by "computer" as they were more commonly placed in aircraft. The use of computers in aircraft allowed for "flight envelope protection" which protects the pilot for doing dangerous acts or mistakes thus making the aircraft safer. Fly-by-wire has been commonly used by both Boeing and Airbus from the respective lines of 777 and A320 and becoming increasingly commonly used in military aircraft.
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