fly-by-wire
adjective Date: 1968 of, relating to, being, or utilizing a flight-control system in which controls are operated electrically rather than mechanically

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  • fly-by-wire — ˈfly by wire adjective [only before a noun] informal COMPUTING fly by wire planes are controlled mainly by computers: • The cockpit has digital fly by wire controls with an automatic approach and landing system. * * * fly by wire UK US adjective… …   Financial and business terms

  • Fly-by-wire — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Fly by wire, traducido literalmente del inglés como vuelo por cable es un sistema de control de las superficies de sustentación o de dirección de un avión, que se basa en el uso de servomotores que, mediante impulsos …   Wikipedia Español

  • fly-by-wire — fly′ by wire′ adj. aer. ars (of an aircraft or spacecraft) actuated entirely by electronic controls • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • fly-by-wire — ☆ fly by wire [flī′bī wīr΄ ] adj. designating or of a control system for an airplane or spacecraft, in which the controls are actuated by electrical impulses, as from a computer …   English World dictionary

  • Fly-by-wire — Fly By Wire, o Vuelo Por Alambre, es un sistema de control de vuelo que consiste en controlar de manera remota un proyectil, avión o nave a través de un alambre que transporta datos de control de vuelo. El sistema consiste en las superficies de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Fly-by-Wire —   [ flaɪ baɪ waɪə; englisch »Fliegen per Draht«] das, , im engeren Sinn die Übertragung der Steuersignale von den Steuerorganen des Piloten zu den Steuerflächen eines Flugzeugs, wobei die früher verwendeten mechanischen Übertragungsmittel… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Fly-by-Wire — Eines der ersten digitalen Fly by wire Systeme 1972 in einer Vought F 8 der NASA Fly by Wire [ˌflaɪbaɪˈwaɪɹ], FBW, sinngemäß Fliegen per Kabel (elektrisch) ist eine Signalübertragungstechnik für die Flugsteuerung von Luftfahrzeugen. Im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fly-by-wire — Eines der ersten digitalen Fly by wire Systeme 1972 in einer Vought F 8 der NASA Fly by Wire [ˌflaɪbaɪˈwaɪɹ], FBW, sinngemäß Fliegen per Kabel (elektrisch) ist eine Signalübertragungstechnik für die Flugsteuerung von Luftfahrzeugen. Im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fly-by-wire — ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ ( ̷ ̷ ) adjective : of, relating to, being, or utilizing a flight control system in which controls are operated electrically rather than mechanically * * * /fluy buy wuyeur /, adj. (of aircraft or spacecraft) activated entirely… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly-by-wire — /ˈflaɪ baɪ waɪə/ (say fluy buy wuyuh) noun a control system for aircraft, spacecraft, etc., in which everything is operated by electronic controls. Also, fly by wire …   Australian English dictionary

  • fly-by-wire — A method of control used by some modern aircraft where input from the control column, aircraft control surfaces, and other data, such as static and dynamic pressure and angle of attack, are fed into a computer. These data are inputs for the… …   Aviation dictionary

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