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MD-11 Fly-By-Wire  
User currently offlineHaraelm From Canada, joined Jun 2004, 10 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 5798 times:

Is the MD-11 a pure FBW (Fly-By-Wire) aircraft or does it have old fashioned wire & cable controls as back-up as well?

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User currently offlineArmitageSHanks From UK - England, joined Dec 2003, 3612 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 5762 times:

It is not Fly By Wire.

User currently offlineGigneil From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 16347 posts, RR: 85
Reply 2, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 5729 times:

Its not fly by wire at all.

N


User currently offlineMD11Engineer From Germany, joined Oct 2003, 13968 posts, RR: 63
Reply 3, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 5711 times:

The MD11 is fly by cable. It works, there are rarely problems with it and it is very reliable.

Jan


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31667 posts, RR: 56
Reply 4, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 5689 times:

http://www.airliners.net/info/stats.main?id=112
The MD-11 is a non Fly by wire Aircraft using the traditional Cable routing.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineHaraelm From Canada, joined Jun 2004, 10 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 5611 times:

Dear Everybody,

Thanks for the clarification. I thought I had read somewhere that the MD-11 was FBW with cable as backup.

EHH


User currently offlineMidnightMike From United States of America, joined Mar 2003, 2892 posts, RR: 14
Reply 6, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 5514 times:

The MD11 & the 717 are FBC (Fly By Cable)


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User currently offlineDc10guy From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 2685 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (9 years 7 months 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 5404 times:

A Douglas without cables ??? No freak'in way ...


Next time try the old "dirty Sanchez" She'll love it !!!
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