flight control

noun

Definition of flight control

1 : the control from ground stations of airplanes in flight by means of information transmitted to the pilot by radio and other electronic devices also : the office or system that provides this control
2 : the system (as of levers, cables, and movable surfaces) that controls the movement of an airplane

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“Flight control.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flight%20control. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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