WASHINGTON—Honeywell on June 3 unveiled a compact flight-control computer designed to drive electric actuators and dynamically adjust flight surfaces and motors of urban air mobility (UAM) vehicles. The avionics manufacturer describes the book-sized avionics box as a fly-by-wire computer that drives flight controls electronically. It is based on a triplex architecture to provide multiple backup options in the event of a system failure. Each computer has two processing channels that ...

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