Accession Number : ADA117244

Title :   Flight Test of a G. E. and DCI Direct Drive Fly-By-Wire Flight Control System.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 78-Apr 81,


Personal Author(s) : Jenney,Gavin D ; Schreadley,Harry W ; Allbright,Carl N

PDF Url : ADA117244

Report Date : Jun 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 108

Abstract : This report describes the flight test of two Fly-By-Wire flight control systems which use direct drive control valves. The test aircraft is an F-4E and the test systems are used to control the left aileron of the test aircraft. One test system was developed by the General Electric Company and the other by Dynamic Controls, Inc. The report describes the test systems, the aircraft installation, flight test and results. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Fly by wire control, *Flight control systems, Flight testing, Jet fighters, Bomber aircraft, Actuators, Valves, Actuators, Installation, Test methods, Performance(Engineering)

Subject Categories : Bombers
      Attack and Fighter Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE