Accession Number : AD0838391

Title :   A SIMPLE GRAPHICAL METHOD FOR EVALUATING THE EFFECT OF THRUST VECTOR TILT ON THE AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Bielkowicz, Peter

Report Date : 01 JUL 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 34

Abstract : The semi-graphical method presented in the report may be useful for the preliminary performance computation for an aircraft with the variable thrust axis tilt. Application to different flight problems is shown. Optimization of some flight parameters can be achieved by simple graphical construction. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*VERTICAL TAKEOFF AIRCRAFT, THRUST), (*SHORT TAKEOFF AIRCRAFT, TILT WINGS), VECTOR ANALYSIS, ANGLE OF ATTACK, JET MIXING FLOW, DEFLECTION, NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, EQUATIONS OF MOTION, AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS, FLIGHT PATHS, VELOCITY.

Subject Categories : V/STOL
      Numerical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE