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Flight Control Systems JC-AER-3001

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Course Description

The flight control systems of an airplane function to manipulate the flight control surfaces of the airplane. In this course, you will learn the purpose and function of airplane flight control system components.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

• Identify the primary flight control systems in an airplane

• Identify the secondary flight control systems in an airplane

• Identify the components of a mechanical flight control linkage system in an airplane

• Explain why mechanical systems are supplemented by hydraulic and pneumatic systems in larger airplanes

• Explain the purpose and function of a fly-by-wire or electronic flight control system

Estimated completion time (hours): 1.2