Flight Management System

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Term Flight Management System
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Automatic Flight Control System

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FMS

Definition

1. An integrated system, consisting of an airborne sensor, receiver and computer with both navigation and aircraft performance databases, which provides performance and RNAV guidance to a display and automatic flight control system.

2. an on-board multi-purpose navigation, performance, and aircraft operations computer designed to provide virtual data and operational harmony between closed and open elements associated with a flight from pre-engine start and take-off, to landing and engine shut-down.

Definition Source

1. ICAO, Technical Committee of the Regional Safety Oversight Cooperation System, ADVISORY CIRCULAR, AC : 91-008, DATE : 12/10/09, REVISION : 1, ISSUED BY : SRVSOP, SUBJECT: AIRCRAFT AND OPERATORS APPROVAL FOR RNP APPROACH (RNP APCH) OPERATIONS

2. SKYBRARY website [1]

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