Thaler, George J.
Titus, Harold A.
MetadataShow full item record
The concept of helicopter controllability is explained. A background study reviews helicopter development in the U.S. General helicopter configurations, linearized equations of motion, stability, and piloting requirements are discussed. Helicopter flight controls, handling qualities, and associated specification are reviewed. Analytical, simulation and flight test methods for evaluating helicopter automatic flight control systems are discussed. A generic simulation is also conducted. This thesis is intended to be a resource document for a helicopter stability and control course at the Naval Postgraduate School.
Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
ben Yoash, Roey (Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2016-09);Stealth and high endurance make submarines ideally suited to a variety of missions, and finding ways to detect, track, and, if necessary, acquire and attack them has long been a topic of research. In this thesis, we study ...
An analysis of operational employment for the SH-60B Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System Mk III helicopter|xKenneth L. C. Unger. Unger, Kenneth L. C. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1995-06);The SH-60B Light Airborne Multi-Purpose Systems (LAMPS) Mk III helicopter is currently employed with few or no weapon systems which preclude it from being a multi-mission capable weapon platform in a littoral warfare ...
McGowan, Jason M. (Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2006-06);A platoon commander has a helicopter to support two squads, which encounter two types of missions -- critical or routine --on a daily basis. During a mission, a squad always benefits from having the helicopter, but the ...