SAAB-2000 Powered Evevator Control System

Date:         17 Mar 2001 08:33:37 
From:         The Worrier King <>
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When I was a software engineer at Martin Marietta I worked on the
Powered Elevator Control Unit for the SAAB-2000 turboprop.

SAAB planned to produce a small number of planes without this system,
then add it to planes on the production line. However, I left the
company before the system made it into production aircraft.

Does anyone know which production aircraft have the PECS and which
ones have the old manual elevator system?  I think only Crossair got
the manual system on a few planes.

I've found a number of photos online, nut I cant see any difference in
the elevator configuration on any of them.

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