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IS&S ThrustSense Full Regime Autothrottle Programs to be Certified with Additional Capability

Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. (IS&S) will be completing ThrustSense certification of the King Air early 2019 with additional capability including Vmca Mitigation and Hot Start Protection. The FAA certified full regime PC-12 autothrottle will also be adding Hot Start protection and In-trail Spacing to the STC during the same timeframe. In addition, the King Air and PC-12 ThrustSense Systems provide FADEC like functionality while providing speed envelope protection easing pilot workload and increasing situational awareness. For King Air Vmca Mitigation, ThurstSense continually monitors multiple engine parameters and will detect the loss of an engine then computes the amount of rudder authority loss due to the reduction of airflow over the rudder. It uses this to calculate the reduction in thrust from the remaining engine to prevent hazardous yaw. Real-time monitoring of YAW provides additional safety in engine-out conditions. Hot Start Protection on the King Air and PC-12…

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As aircraft maintenance becomes more technical, MROs are increasing training in specialized areas to help differentiate themselves and provide improved…

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Call for Aviation Manufacturing/MRO Testing Papers

The parent company of Aviation Maintenance Magazine, Aerospace & Security Media, will once again be hosting their annual conference in Munich, Germany on March 12 and 13, 2019. Only this coming year, the event is expanding to include three distinct events. Avionics-Expo, established more than…

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