An investigation of the effect of autothrottle devices on aircraft control in the carrier landing approach.
Bell, Gerald R.
Andrews, E. John
MetadataShow full item record
An automatic -throttle compensation system has the capability of removing the problem of aircraft speed instability in the carrier landing approach. Various systems have been proposed and tested, each differing in input sensed variables. Two representative systems are investigated analytically and by the use of digital programmed Nyquist plots and analog simulations. An attempt is made to determine optimum gain constants by using various forcing functions in the analog simulation. Comparisons of the responses of the two systems are made using time history analog records. A digital computer stability program e applicable to any aircraft, is included. The writer wishes to express his appreciation for the assistance and encouragement given him by Professor E.J. Andrews of the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. Gratitude is also due Ling-Temco-Vought Incorporated,, Specialties Incorporated and Bell Aerosystems for providing the necessary data used in the investigation. In particular, the author wishes to thank the Stability and Control Section, Airframe Design Division, of the Bureau of Naval Weapons for the valuable assistance supplied in the form of pertinent technical reports
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Still, Aaron Michael. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1998-05-01);The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the feasibility of an electromagnetic launcher for aircraft launch at sea. To accomplish this task, the performance requirements and physical constraints for an aircraft launcher ...
Fishman, Gerald J.; Christian, Hugh, J.; Blakeslee, Richard J.; Grove, J.Eric; Chektman, Alexandre; Jonsson, Haflidi; Detwiler, Andrew G. (2012-12);Plans are underway to convert an A-10 combat attack aircraft into a research aircraft for thunderstorm research. This aircraft would be configured and instrumented for flights into large, convective thunderstorms. It would ...
Effects of short period angle of attack oscillation on air-to-ground weapons dive delivery accuracy. Gauthier, David Pierre (1974-06);A theoretical investigation of the effects of short period angle of attack oscillation on air-to-ground weapons dive delivery accuracy was conducted. The investigation included the computer modeling of the longitudinal ...