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User currently offlineLamyl_hhlco From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 621 posts, RR: 2
Posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2770 times:

hi!!

I just have a question for you guys...in the Boeing serial NG, I know that the B777 is a fly by wire flyer and was the first Boeing plane long haul built with fbw...but what about the 737's NG and 767.400, are they a fbw airplanes?


lamyl

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User currently offlineJETPILOT From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3130 posts, RR: 29
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 2723 times:

Already answerd this double post in the other forum.

JET


User currently offlineJT-8D From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 423 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2692 times:

Keep in mind that as far back as the 737-300, fbw was capable, to an extent. When this A/C was operated with the autopilot, in cws(control wheel steering) mode, the A/C was steered using a sensor mounted below the cockpit floor. The crew would put an input to the yoke,and the sensor would detect it. I dont remember what it is called, but it used a digital link to communicate with the FCCs (flight control computers). The fcc would compute the data and send a signal to the autopilot actuators and move the appropriate control surfaces.
In modern terms though, it was not a fbw aircraft, either is the new 737 though. They have what is known as fadec, for the engines, but not fbw. I dont think the 767 series is either, but we dont work on those--sorry..


User currently offlineCdfmxtech From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1341 posts, RR: 26
Reply 3, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2657 times:

B727 Series - Not FBW
B737 Series - Not Fly-by-wire
B747 Classic - Not FBW
B757 Series - Only spoilers are FBW
B767 Series - Same as above
B777 = FBW

Have no clue about B717. Never worked on it.


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