Aircraft flight control systems

Feb 8, 2008 - 4:57 AM
Considering the myriad benefits that digital fly-by-wire flight control systems provide, it’s somewhat surprising that only one business jet–Dassault’s Fal
Feb 8, 2008 - 4:40 AM
The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) last month issued a sweeping recommendation that the EASA, FAA, Transport Canada and other aviation agenci
Jan 18, 2008 - 11:01 AM
Dassault pilots and engineers have been “flying” a Falcon 7X simulator since December at the French company’s Saint-Cloud headquarters near Paris.
Jan 9, 2008 - 6:01 AM
Thales Avionics Canada has directed its engineering staff to accelerate design work on a fly-by-wire (FBW) flight-control system, enhanced vision system (E
Nov 14, 2007 - 9:34 AM
Transport Canada (TC) fined Montreal-based Air Transat, the country’s largest charter airline, C$250,000 ($160,500) for improper maintenance on the Airbus
Nov 5, 2007 - 6:16 AM
Diamond’s second single-engine D-Jet made its first flight on September 14 in London, Ontario.
Nov 2, 2007 - 10:55 AM
When the Citation Sovereign receives certification, expected before year-end, it will include modifications that reduce lateral control forces.
Oct 17, 2007 - 6:18 AM
Bill Kerherve, chief test pilot for Dassault Aviation, and test pilot Philippe Deleume took the Falcon 7X simulation bench on its first virtual flight in
Oct 17, 2007 - 6:09 AM
One flew for real, the other in a virtual-reality world, but both served as positive demonstrations of the developmental technologies planned for a new gen
Oct 12, 2007 - 6:06 AM
Dassault hopes to display the cockpit simulator for its new Falcon 7X sidestick fly-by-wire business trijet at the NBAA Convention in October in Orlando, F