Accession Number : AD0164490

Title :   Balance Type Angle of Attack Indicator.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Gallighton,R. W.

Report Date : 28 AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : The invention relates to an angle of attack indicator for use as a cock pit instrument including movable elements which respond to the differences in pressure at selected points on the aircraft. The pressure points include total pressure sensed by the aircraft pitot tube, atmospheric pressure sensed at aircraft static pressure port, and pressure sensed from at least one port on wing surface.

Descriptors :   *Angle of attack indicators, Patents, Flight instruments, Pitot tubes, Static pressure, Angle of attack

Subject Categories : Flight Control and Instrumentation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE