Aircraft Flight Controls Overview

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What type of system are the flight controls on this aircraft?

Fly by wire

Which component evaluates the pilot's inputs and sends signals to control surfaces?

Flight Control Computers

What is responsible for controlling the elevator according to the text?

ELAC 2

In case ELAC 2 fails, which component takes over control of the elevator?

ELAC 1

What is the alternative if ELAC 1 also fails in controlling the elevator?

SEC 2

How is pitch beim driven in case of a failure?

(G) electric motors

What type of signals are sent from the pilot to the flight control computers?

Electrical signals

Which component on the aircraft is responsible for mechanically controlling the stabilizer and rudder?

ELAC 2

In case of a failure, which component controls the elevator after ELAC 1 and ELAC 2?

SEC 2

What is responsible for controlling the ailerons and spoilers on the aircraft?

ELACs

Which component is driven by both mechanical and electric means in case of failure?

JAMOITIAGA

What data is acquired by the Flight Control Data Concentrators (FCDC) from the ELACs and SECS?

Flight control data

Which computer evaluates pilot inputs and sends signals to the flight control surfaces?

FACS

Learn about the modern aircraft flight control system, including fly-by-wire technology and the role of flight control computers in evaluating and transmitting pilot inputs. Understand how flight control surfaces are electronically controlled and actuated for maneuvering the aircraft.

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