Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC)

Author(s): Akhil Manoj, Nivin Francis

Abstract: FADEC- Full Authority Digital Engine Control it’s an engine control device used in aircraft. Which have no form of manual override in the engine control, the main purpose is automatic engine control. Nowadays it used in aircraft controlling for safety and efficiency of the aircraft. FADEC is fully automated, self-monitoring and self -operated, reduce the workload of the pilot by constantly monitoring the engine parameters and informing engine problems to the pilot on time. The system consisting of electronic engine controller and its parts which control all the aspect of the aircraft engine. The FADEC is kept in the engine casing for easy monitoring and testing of the engine; testing and analysis of FADEC system helps the engine to perform at maximum efficiency.