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fly-by-wire

[flahy-bahy-wahyuh r] /ˈflaɪ baɪˈwaɪər/
adjective
1.
(of aircraft or spacecraft) activated entirely by electronic controls.
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  • The electronic throttle control-the digital fly-by-wire unit that links the gas pedal to the fuel delivery unit.
British Dictionary definitions for fly-by-wire

fly-by-wire

noun
1.
aircraft control through systems operated by electronic circuits rather than mechanical rods FBW
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Contemporary definitions for fly-by-wire
noun, adjective

a semiautomated computerized flight control for flying aircraft or spacecraft

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