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  • Then in the 1970s they began to redomain aircraft control digitally in a new technology-plural called fly-by-wire.

    The Nature of Technology

  • But fly-by-wire technology, vectored-thrust engines, hybrid designs, and new superstrong, superlight materials have solved many of those challenges.

    Dirigible Dreams

  • But fly-by-wire technology, vectored-thrust engines, hybrid designs, and new superstrong, superlight materials have solved many of those challenges.

    Dirigible Dreams

  • Unlike traditional flight control systems that connect external surfaces like ailerons, rudders and elevators directly to the yokes and rudder pedals in the cockpit, fly-by-wire systems send electrical signals to various controls, instead of a direct mechanical connection.

    Four Killed as Gulfstream Jet Crashes

  • But fly-by-wire technology, vectored-thrust engines, hybrid designs, and new superstrong, superlight materials have solved many of those challenges.

    Dirigible Dreams

  • The shuttle orbiters are fly-by-wire machines with computer inputs, downlinked telemetry and lots of oversight from mission control.

    Downplaying Internal Doubts About Ares - NASA Watch

  • The shuttle orbiters are fly-by-wire machines with computer inputs, downlinked telemetry and lots of oversight from mission control.

    Downplaying Internal Doubts About Ares - NASA Watch

  • Airbus and Chesley Sullenberger may differ over how important the fly-by-wire design was to the successful water landing of the A320 after geese disabled both of the airliner's engines.

    Christine Negroni: Australians Simulate Airbus 380 Near Disaster

  • All modern fly-by-wire aircraft are piloted through computers.

    How Best to Access the ISS-and LEO? - NASA Watch

  • Airbus and Chesley Sullenberger may differ over how important the fly-by-wire design was to the successful water landing of the A320 after geese disabled both of the airliner's engines.

    Christine Negroni: Australians Simulate Airbus 380 Near Disaster

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