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flight idle [1 record]

Record 1 2007-07-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Propulsion Systems
  • Aircraft Piloting and Navigation
DEF

The lowest engine speed available in flight, set by flight idle stop, mechanical limit released to ground-idle position at touchdown.

Key term(s)
  • in-flight idle

French

Domaine(s)
  • Propulsion des aéronefs
  • Pilotage et navigation aérienne
CONT

Au début de la descente, le pilote peut amener la manette des gaz à une position de régime ralenti de vol et ne plus y toucher jusqu'à ce qu'il fasse l'inverse de jet sur la piste.

OBS

ralenti de vol : terme extrait du Lexique du CF-18 de Canadair.

Spanish

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