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Flight control systems development and flight test experience with the HiMAT research vehicles

Robert W. Kempel

Flight control systems development and flight test experience with the HiMAT research vehicles

by Robert W. Kempel

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Division, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in [Washington, DC], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes -- Flight testing.,
  • Airplanes -- Control systems.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert W. Kempel and Michael R. Earls.
    SeriesNASA technical paper -- 2822.
    ContributionsEarls, Michael R., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Division.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14662853M

    About the Book. Reducing the theoretical methods of flight control to design practice, Practical Methods for Aircraft and Rotorcraft Flight Control Design: An Optimization-Based Approach compiles the authors’ extensive experience and lessons learned into a single comprehensive resource for both academics and working flight control engineers. A Saab modified with an F fire control radar and radome along with EO/IR turret in support of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School. A Fly-by-Wire flight control system modification to a Learjet. Calspan Aerospace has also supported flight test of Outer Mold Line (OML) changes to special mission turboprop aircraft.

    UAV Control Design Control Law Development • Control system gains tuned using CONDUIT – Initial tuning: • 27 parameters • 33 specifications – All specifications satisfied (Level 1) – RMS actuator position and crossover frequency minimized Real Axis Eigenvalues (All) EigLcG1: 1 0 0 GM [db] PM [deg] (rigid.   A design guide and general reference for engineers and upper-level students involved in the specification, analysis, design, development and compliance of aircraft flight control actuation systems, though also useful for other types of hydraulic actuation systems.

      The final product includes years of research, software development, algorithm improvements, desktop design, piloted-simulation and flight-test studies, according to Dr. Mark B. Tischler, AMRDEC.   Flight stability and control system design is a problematic area for teaching and learning in most tertiary institutions because of limitations in .


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Flight control systems development and flight test experience with the HiMAT research vehicles by Robert W. Kempel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Flight Control Systems Development and Flight Test Experience with the HiMAT Research Vehicles. NASA. OCLC Technical paper ; Accession number N Duke, Eugene L.; Jones, Frank P.; Roncoli, Ralph B.

Development and Flight Test of an Experimental Maneuver Autopilot for a Highly Maneuverable Aircraft. NASA. OCLC Manufacturer: Rockwell International. Get this from a library.

Flight control systems development and flight test experience with the HiMAT research vehicles. [Robert W Kempel; Michael R Earls; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Division.].

Flight control systems development and flight test experience with the HiMAT research vehicles Two highly maneuverable aircraft technology (HiMAT) remotely piloted vehicles were flown a total of 26 flights. These subscale vehicles were of advanced aerodynamic configuration with advanced technology concepts such as composite and metallic structures, digital integrated propulsion control Cited by: 4.

Flight control systems development and flight test experience with the HiMAT research vehicles. By Michael R. Earls and Robert W.

Kempel. Abstract. Two highly maneuverable aircraft technology (HiMAT) remotely piloted vehicles were flown a total of 26 flights. These subscale vehicles were of advanced aerodynamic configuration with advanced Author: Michael R.

Earls and Robert W. Kempel. Flight control systems development and flight test experience with the HiMAT research vehicles / By Robert W. Kempel, Michael R. Earls and United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Division.

Abstract "June "es bibliographical references (p. 25).Mode of access: Internet. The two research planes are now on exhibit, one at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center and the other at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum.

References. Robert W. Kempel and Michael R. Earls, "Flight Control Systems Development and Flight Test Experience with the HiMAT Research Vehicles" (NASA TP, ). In the typical flight control systems as shown in Fig. the sizing and placement of control surfaces on an aircraft are determined by the performance requirements [2,3].In well-designed flight control systems, the effect of saturation is generally of minimal impact by carefully addressing the plant design and the closed-loop feedback control.

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Extensive systems development, checkout, and flight qualification were required to. Flight control systems development and flight test experience with the HiMAT research vehicles [microfor Implementation and flight tests for the digital integrated automatic landing system (DIALS) [microform] Description of the primary flight display and flight guidance system logic in the NASA B transport s.

flight control system. Different simulation configurations are proposed: all-digital, pilot-in-the-loop, hardware-in-the-loop simulation, and a special hardware-in-the-loop mode for operational software reliability testing.

The flight control system development using simulation is illustrated byanexample,theunmannedaerialvehicle(UAV). Split into two parts, the first section of the book deals with the fundamentals of flight control systems design, while the second concentrates on genuine applications based on the modern control methods used in the latest aircraft.

It is assumed that the reader will have some knowledge of classical control. High quality research and developments must always be tested either by the experimental study or at least on highly realistic numerical model.

The problem of creating such models becomes even more crucial in flight control systems development since experimental studies could be very expensive or even impossible to implement.

From this. Aircraft control systems have evolved exponentially within the last years. The first generation of aircrafts held the pioneering technologies that initiated the pace towards control systems. With our own Airbus H systems development helicopter testbed and our EASA Part 21 Subpart J Design Or-ganisation Approval, we are uniquely placed to provide the means to certify the development system to either the civil or military standards.

Our integrated team of flight test pilots, flight test and design engineers provides you. Robert W. Kempel, "Flight Experience with a Backup Flight Control System for the HiMAT Research Vehicle," AIAA Aug. Robert W. Kempel and Michael R. Earls, "Flight Control Systems Development and Flight Test Experience with the HiMAT Research Vehicles" (NASA TP, ).

Kevin L. Petersen, "Flight Control Systems Development. Dale A. Mackall. Development and flight test experiences with a flight-crucial digital control system. NASA Technical PaperNASA Ames Research Center, Dryden Flight Research Facility, Edwards, CA, (MG78) D.

Martin and D. Gangsaas. Testing the YC flight control system software. Chapter 6 – Flight Control System Introduction The architecture of the flight control system, essential for all flight operations, has significantly changed throughout the years.

Soon after the first flights, articulated surfaces were introduced for basic control, operated by the pilot through a system of cables and pulleys. A complete reference on modern flight control methods for fixed-wing aircraft, this authoritative book includes contributions from an international group of experts in their respective specialised fields, largely from industry.

Split into two parts, the first section of the book deals with the fundamentals of flight control systems design, while the second concentrates on genuine 4/5(4).

Digital Flight Control Systems Considerations 1 Flight Test Preparation 2 Background 2 Understanding the System 3 Mass Properties 3 Aerodynamics 3 Control Laws and Actuation Systems 5 Sensors 5 Redundancy Management 7 Subsystems 9 Predict, Test, Model Update and Validate Philosophy 10.

Digital Flight Control Research Using Microprocessor Technology ROBERTF. STENGEL Princetoin University Abstract The Flight Research Laboratory at Princeton University is en-gaged in an experimental program to investigate a variety of approachesto digital control byactual flight test.

Experimen-tation is being conducted with Princeton's 6.development process of digital flight control systems was not universally available.

This Technical Report begins with a review of some examples of flight control problems. They span the history of flight from the time when the practice of flying was preceding theoretical developments up to the recent events.The Intelligent Flight Control System (IFCS) is a next-generation flight control system designed to provide increased safety for the crew and passengers of aircraft as well as to optimize the aircraft performance under normal conditions.

The main benefit of this system is that it will allow a pilot to control an aircraft even under failure conditions that would normally cause it to .