Accession Number : AD0714925

Title :   Aircraft Landing Systems.

Descriptive Note : Conference proceedings.

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRAN CE)

Report Date : SEP 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 290

Abstract : Contents: All weather landing; An international airline views automatic landing systems; Psychological and procedural aspects related to ILS approaches and landings in visibilities less than 1200 feet; New developments in landing systems; Automatic landing system optimization using inertial navigation data and modern control theory; Importance of speed control relative to longitudinal touchdown dispersion; New guidance developments for all weather landing; Development of airborne hardware for automatic landing systems; Post 1970 scanning beam approach and landing; Landing VTOL aircraft in adverse conditions and some possible solutions; Experience du centre d'essais en vol francais dans le domaine de l'atterrissage tout temps; Automatic landing systems are here; Aided inertial flight test experiments; The development of automatic landing for BEA operation; Experience gained by B.A.C. and Elliott in the development and service use of automatic landing systems; The autopilot for the C-141 all weather landing system; Direct lift control for approach and landing; Le pilote automatique tapir; Flight control systems with respect to V/STOL automatic landing; Systemes d'atterrissage de Thomson/CSF, LS371 - SATRAM - SYDAC/ILS; Evolutionary extension of ILS; Le systeme d'atterrissage automatique de Concorde.

Descriptors :   *INSTRUMENT LANDINGS, SYMPOSIA, AUTOMATIC, APPROACH, INERTIAL NAVIGATION, VERTICAL TAKEOFF AIRCRAFT, ALL WEATHER AVIATION, FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS.

Subject Categories : Flight Control and Instrumentation
      Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE