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Old 23rd Mar 2012, 01:08
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Machinbird
 
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Technology of hydraulic cylinder position feedback.

Isn't that an angle sensor?
Not quite, or at least not directly. Probably Rudder VDT.
Now what is a VDT? See this link for a clue Modern LVDTs in New Applications in the Air, Ground, and Sea | Sensors
We'll let A33Zab grade this exercise. (And the winner is Lyman, it seems!)

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