Accession Number : AD0777297

Title :   Flight Control of Airplanes and Helicopters,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Borodin,V. T. ; Rylsky,G. I.

Report Date : 21 MAR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 356

Abstract : The book provides an analysis and systematizes the basic results of foreign investigations into the automation of flight control of airplanes and helicopters. It presents the block diagrams and descriptions of the control systems of contemporary airplanes and helicopters, flexible aircraft, and also of adaptive (self-tuning, with variable structure, self-organizing) aviation systems. It examines the bionic principles of adaptation and the possibility of their use in control systems of aircraft, and also the problems of the automation of landings, flight at low and maximally low altitudes, and the integration of airborne equipment. It describes the methods for the display of flight information to the pilot, the system of semiautomatic control, the system for the prevention of the collision of airplanes in the air, landing systems, systems of profile flight, and contemporary complexes of airborne equipment.

Descriptors :   *Aircraft, *Flight control systems, Translations, Helicopters, Vertical takeoff aircraft, Landing aids, Electrical equipment, Automation, USSR

Subject Categories : Helicopters
      V/STOL
      Flight Control and Instrumentation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE