flight control


: 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
: 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 25 May. 2024.

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flight control

: the control from a ground station of an airplane or spacecraft especially by radio
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