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Old 07-23-2017, 06:22 AM
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Default FADEC And Header Tank

Im not sure why we are calling this a FADEC (full authority digital engine control). It's a ECU as it looks to me (please tell me I'm wrong, love to have bragging rights) the throttle control is not controlled by the computer, but by a push pull cable similar to the ULS. All the FADEC designs I have seen have the computer controlling the throttle position and if the computer can't control throttle position then it does not have "full authority"

I was also wondering if the new design has some type of header tank for the fuel injection system to vent off any gasses.
David Rohrlick
RV-12iS Completed
Airworthiness signed off by the FAA 1/23/2020
First Flight on 3/14/2020
Phase I Finished on 5/7/2020

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