Accession Number : AD0705991

Title :   AN EVALUATION OF THE VECTOR ANALOG COMPUTER, MODEL 5A, AREA NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Mar 67-Apr 70,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AVIATION FACILITIES EXPERIMENTAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY NJ

Personal Author(s) : Wojciechowicz, John J. ; McFadden, Robert J.

Report Date : MAY 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 98

Abstract : The purpose of this evaluation was to investigate certain technical and operational characteristics of a Vector Analog Computer (VAC), Model 5A, Area Navigation Equipment in enroute and terminal areas. The primary emphasis concerned the effectiveness of the signal processor technique, the benefits of linear display of lateral course deviation, and the feasibility of using the area navigation equipment for straight-in approaches to non-instrumented runways. (Author)

Descriptors :   *NAVIGATION COMPUTERS, ACCURACY, ANALOG COMPUTERS, APPROACH, FLIGHT TESTING, ACCURACY, RANGE(DISTANCE), AZIMUTH.

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE