Accession Number : ADD007335

Title :   Inflight, Stores, Forces and Moments Measuring Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Holt,Lloyd J

Report Date : 12 Feb 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A measuring device for measuring the inflight forces and moments on a store carried by an aircraft, is disclosed wherein a dynamic pressure sensing device is incorporated in a stores suspension member so that a true constant indication of plus or minus forces and moments on the store can be inputted to an on-board aircraft computer for use in controlling the force required to eject the store from the aircraft. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *External stores, *Pressure measurement, Aerodynamic forces, Moments, Suspension devices, Dynamic pressure, Detectors, Computer applications, Inflight, Ejectors(Ordnance), Separation

Subject Categories : Aircraft
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Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE