david b.
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Autothrottle

Sun Sep 30, 2001 12:18 pm

How does autothrottle work?
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Beefmoney
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RE: Autothrottle

Sun Sep 30, 2001 1:45 pm

From what I know, you set the speed (kts or .mach) on the autopilot/autothrottle, and the computer adjusts the thrust to, accelerate, slow, or hold the set speed.
 
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RE: Autothrottle

Mon Oct 01, 2001 4:09 am

You can select the autothrottles to hold an airspeed, mach, or N1/EPr setting. The system figures out how much throttle change is necessary to hold either one of those things, and inputs that to the throttles.
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