Accession Number : AD0857288

Title :   Proceedings of the Fly-by-Wire Flight Control System Conference, 16-17 December 1968.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE FLIGHT DYNAMICS LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Sutherland, J. Paul

Report Date : JUN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 282

Abstract : The results of fly-by-wire programs are outlined and a description of the B-47 fly-by-wire flight tests is given. Papers presented discuss the potential application of fly-by-wire for advanced fighters, large strategic bombers, and helicopters and outline the philosophy of redundancy, digital computation, handling qualities criterion and pilot acceptance as related to fly-by-wire flight control systems. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS, SYMPOSIA), ELECTRIC WIRE, JET BOMBERS, JET FIGHTERS, HELICOPTERS, HANDLING, ACCEPTABILITY, REDUNDANT COMPONENTS, ANALOG COMPUTERS, SYNCHROS, SIGNALS, DIGITAL COMPUTERS, VERTICAL TAKEOFF AIRCRAFT, MAN MACHINE SYSTEMS.

Subject Categories : Helicopters
      Bombers
      Attack and Fighter Aircraft
      V/STOL

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE