June 14, 2013
FADEC International marks 10 years of pioneering collaboration for engine controls
BAE Systems and Sagem/Safran Electronics mark a 10-year milestone this year for their joint venture, FADEC International. FADEC International is aimed at developing, manufacturing, and servicing full authority digital engine controls (FADEC) with cutting-edge technology for commercial jet engine applications. The FADEC solution is a redundant, multi-channel digital computer which governs engine fuel flow, controls variable engine geometries, interfaces with the engine thrust reverser, and performs advanced functions such as electronic engine overspeed protection and extensive engine monitoring. Over the last 10 years, FADEC International has benefitted from the vast experience and support of two industry-leading parent companies, BAE Systems and Sagem. Together, they deliver innovative, tested, fuel-efficient, and proven commercial aviation solutions as well as world-class customer support to benefit their original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and more than 300 airline customers.