THE BOEING B-757 FLIGHT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM


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THE BOEING B-757 FLIGHT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
THE BOEING B-757 FLIGHT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMMany modern autopilot systems have become integrated with other systems and perform a variety of functions; these are often called flight management systems (FMSs). In general, some version of FMS is used on all transport-category aircraft; although on some planes, a different term may be used to describe the system or the FMS may be contained within the software of other processor units.A typical FMS is capable of four functions; automatic flight control, performance management, navigation and guidance, and operation of status and warning displays. Simply stated, an FMS is a complex digital, autopilot/flight director system that is capable of flight control and thrust man…
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Thomas K. Eismin: Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition. THE BOEING B-757 FLIGHT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export