a system consisting of a digital computer …
a system consisting of a digital computer and ancillary components that control an aircraft’s engine and propeller. First used in turbine-powered aircraft, and referred to as full authority digital electronic control, these sophisticated control systems are increasingly being used in piston powered aircraft.gly being used in piston powered aircraft. +
|Defsource||Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge (2008), Chapter 6 (Aircraft Systems) [http://www.faa.gov/library/manuals/aviation/pilot_handbook/media/PHAK%20-%20Chapter%2006.pdf] +|
In a spark ignition reciprocating engine t …
In a spark ignition reciprocating engine the FADEC uses speed, temperature, and pressure sensors to monitor the status of each cylinder. A digital computer calculates the ideal pulse for each injector and adjusts ignition timing as necessary to achieve optimal performance. In a compression ignition engine the FADEC operates similarly and performs all of the same functions, excluding those specifically related to the spark ignition process. (''same source'')spark ignition process. (''same source'') +
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