Accession Number : AD0164876

Title :   Stability Augumentation System for Light Aircraft Providing Pilot Assist and Turn.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Knemeyer,Siegfried

Report Date : 01 MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The patent concerns a conventional stability augmentation system for automatically maintaining a wings level constant heading attitude. The system is provided with a switch on the control wheel which introduces an offset signal into the stability augmentation system causing the system to produce and stabilize on a turn rate determined by the magnitude of the offset signal.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Flight control systems, *Turning flight, Stabilization systems, Switches

Subject Categories : Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE