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Application of the concept of dynamic trim control to automatic landing of Carrier aircraft

Allen Smith

Application of the concept of dynamic trim control to automatic landing of Carrier aircraft

by Allen Smith

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Office, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes, Military.,
  • Airplanes -- Control systems -- Testing.,
  • Airplanes -- Landing -- Testing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAllan Smith and George Meyer.
    SeriesNASA technical paper -- 1512.
    ContributionsMeyer, George, 1934-, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office., Ames Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination82 p. :
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15250588M

    Using the (XN-3) system, the first automatic landing with a Navy aircraft took place in , at the Niagara Falls Airport, adjacent to the Bell facility in Wheatfield New York. In , the first automatic-landing-to-touchdown, on a carrier, was accomplished with the (XN-3), by a Navy pilot in an F-3D aircraft on USS Antietam (CV).File Size: 81KB. The paper presents the automatic control of aircraft in longitudinal plane, during landing, by using the linearized dynamics of aircraft, taking into consideration the sensor errors and other external disturbances. Aircraft auto-landing is achieved by combining two control techniques: H2 and H∞ approaches; this way, a robust H2/H∞ controller is.

    Trim tabs are small surfaces connected to the trailing edge of a larger control surface on a boat or aircraft, used to control the trim of the controls, i.e. to counteract hydro- or aerodynamic forces and stabilise the boat or aircraft in a particular desired attitude without the need for the operator to constantly apply a control force. This is done by adjusting the angle of the tab relative. Introduction to Aircraft Stability and Control Course Notes for M&AE 6 Control of Aircraft Motions perturbations in flight conditions from some dynamic equilibrium, while control considers the response of the vehicle to control inputs.

    Modern United States Navy aircraft carrier air operations include the operation of fixed-wing and rotary aircraft on and around an aircraft carrier for performance of combat or noncombat missions. The flight operations are highly evolved, based on experiences dating back to with USS Langley. The Navy does have systems that are capable of guiding an airplane in for a landing, and some aircraft can use this system to land completely on the r, the system has not always been reliable and still has its limits, and other reasons for not always using this system are similar to those for land-based aircraft. Further reasons for this technology not being more fully.


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Application of the concept of dynamic trim control to automatic landing of Carrier aircraft by Allen Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

APPLICATION OF THE CONCEPT OF DYNAMIC TRIM CONTROL TO AUTOMATIC LANDING OF CARRIER AIRCRAFT G. Allan Smith and George Meyer Ames Research Center SUMMARY The availability of the airborne digital computer has made possible the practical implementation of the concept of a balanced feed-forward and feed- back automatic aircraft flightpath-control system.

Application of the concept of dynamic trim control to automatic landing of Carrier aircraft. Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Office ; [Springfield, Va. These dynamic trim conditions are determined by an inversion of the aircraft nonlinear force characteristics.

The concept was applied to an A-7E aircraft approaching an aircraft carrier. The implementation details with an airborne digital computer are discussed. The automatic carrier landing situation is described.

Total aircraft flight control system balanced open- and closed-loop with dynamic trimmaps. 3rd Avionics Conference, Dallas. Smith, G. and G. Meyer (). Applications of the concept of dynamic trim control to automatic landing of carrier by: 3.

Smith and G. Meyer, Total aircraft flight control system balanced open- and closed-loop with dynamic trimmaps. 3rd Avionic Conf., Dallas (). Smith and G. Meyer, Applications of the concept of dynamic trim control to automatic landing of carrier aircraft, NASA TP (). by: 2. The landing on carrier was mainly studied under the scope of aiding systems dealing with the visibility of the optical landing systems.

One of the methods used by naval pilots to land on carrier is to control its aircraft in order to focus the glide slope vector present on the Head-Up-Display (HUD) to a triangle mark on the deck as presented in Fig.

Aviation Concepts - Flight Control Surfaces and Aircraft Trim Robert Sogomonian. trim concepts, how trim tabs work, and when you should trim. F/A Carrier.

the runway and the flight-path angle. A typical automatic landing system uses a radio beam directed upward from the ground that can be detected by aircraft sensors to control the landing. The control commands to be used are usually three: throttle, pitch and roll command inputs.

The throttle command isFile Size: 1MB. Automatic control of aircraft during landing is discussed and a new structure of automatic landing system (ALS) is designed using the dynamic inversion concept and proportional-integral-derivative.

Aircraft Longitudinal Autopilots Altitude Hold and Landing (PDF - MB) altit_simul.m : Equations of Motion in a Nonuniform Atmosphere Gusts and Winds: Inertial Sensors Complementary Filtering Simple Kalman Filtering: Examples of Estimation Filters from Recent Aircraft Projects at MIT: System Identification: The availability of the airborne digital computer has made possible a Total Aircraft Flight Control System (TAFCOS) that uses virtually the complete nonlinear propulsive and aerodynamic data for the aircraft to construct dynamic trim maps that represent an inversion of the aircraft model.

The trim maps, in series with the aircraft, provide essentially a linear feed-forward : G. Meyer and G. Smith. The aircraft landing on carrier remains a very challenging task whose success affects the efficiency of the entire aeronaval group.

In the French Navy, aiding systems improve the pilot perception. Abstract. In this chapter a design of the F/AA Automatic Carrier Landing System is accomplished using finite horizon H ∞ techniques.

If the final time is sufficiently large, the dynamic Riccati equations involved in the design of the suboptimal output feedback controller give rise to constant by: HThe trim tab can be adjusted such that, if the elevator is allowed to float freely, it will at an angle corresponding to the desired trim condition.

HThis is sometimes called a hands-off trim condition. HTherefore the pilot can take his hands off the elevator control and the aircraft will remain in Size: 1MB. when the aircraft makes a carrier landing.

This bending action creates a tension stress on the lower skin of the fuselage and a compression stress on the top skin. Bending action is shown in figure These stresses are transmitted to the fuselage when the aircraft is in flight. Bending occurs because of the reaction of theFile Size: 1MB.

CHAPTER 9 AUTOMATIC CARRIER LANDING SYSTEM The most demanding task facing a pilot is the landing of the aircraft on an aircraft carrier in rough seas. Landing an aircraft on a stationary land airstrip is hard enough.

Add to that task the motion of the carrier in the water, the wave action, and the vortex of air caused by the island, and you can see the problems facing the pilot. altitude at which the aircraft's descent rate is reduced and the air executes a flare maneuver so that it touches down with an acceptable sink rate, auto land system comprises a number of automatic control systems, which inc a localizer and glide path coupler, attitude and airspeed control, and an automatic flare control system.

Simulation of marine environment is very important for the system of carrier aircraft approach and landing. The effect of environment on landing of carrier aircraft has been discussed. It designs an environment scenario generator from dynamic characteristics of environment which as a simulation node accesses to the federal system of carrier Author: Xianjian Chen, Gang Liu, Guanxin Hong.

Optimally, the Automatic Carrier Landing System lays down the jet's tailhook inside a box 2 feet wide and 6 feet long. If that sounds awesome, think a couple ticks higher; it's astounding.

This naturally moves one to marvel that it isn't used all the time. all portions of flight. The system provides control surfaces that allow the aircraft to manoeuvre in pitch, roll and yaw. The system has also to be designed so that it provides stable control for all parts of the aircraft flight envelope; this requires a thorough understanding of the aerodynamics and dynamic motion of the aircraft.

As will be seen. Trim and linearize a nonlinear aircraft model and use the resulting linear model to design a pitch rate damper controller. For a free trial of Simulink Control Design, visit: rks.sual Servo controller for automatic landing of a fixed wing aircraft in presence of a wind gust.

Only 2D image features are exploited from the image of the runway to perform a typical path for landing maneuver (alignment, glide and flare maneuvers). The visual measurements for the alignment are the two lines delimitating the runway using the.Allan G Smith has written: 'Application of the concept of dynamic trim control to automatic landing of Carrier aircraft' -- subject(s): Airplanes, Airplanes, Military, Control systems, Landing.