Accession Number : AD0752547

Title :   Experimental Display Referenced Flight Control System with Automatic Takeoff Rotation and Climbout.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : BENDIX CORP TETERBORO N J NAVIGATION AND CONTROL DIV

Personal Author(s) : Woloshen,John R.

Report Date : OCT 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : The report describes a pilot-in-the-loop Display Referenced Flight Control System for automatic longitudinal control of an aircraft during takeoff ground roll, rotation, and climbout. The takeoff control system configuration uses the Display Referenced Flight Control System described in AFFDL TR-71-90, a KC-135 as the test aircraft, and the KC-135 rotate/go-around system described in Air Force T. O. 1C-135(K)A-2-11 as the longitudinal steering signal source. The integration of the rotate/go-around steering signal into the Display Referenced Flight Control System to satisfy the KC-135 aircraft takeoff dynamics is presented. Also the technique of providing a pilot-in-the-loop capability through pilot control force steering during the takeoff maneuver is discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS, *COMPUTERS), (*JET AIRCRAFT, TAKEOFF), AUTOMATIC PILOTS, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, ATTITUDE CONTROL SYSTEMS, SYNCHRONIZATION(ELECTRONICS), LOGIC CIRCUITS, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, RELIABILITY(ELECTRONICS)

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE