Accession Number : AD0427674


Title :   APN-114 MANUAL AND AUTOMATIC LANDING SYSTEM: TERMINAL CONTROL THEORY, SYSTEM INTEGRATION CONCEPTS, FLIGHT TEST RESULTS, AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS,


Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)


Personal Author(s) : Farnum, D D ; Montooth, J W


Report Date : Jan 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 34


Abstract : The theory and operation are described of the APN-114 Automatic and Manual All-Weather Landing System. Results of flight test programs, utilizing the Convair TF-102A and the Boeing 70780, are presented. Possible system building blocks, including advantages and disadvantages, are noted. Also, areas which require additional research and development are briefly discussed. (Author)


Descriptors :   *LANDING AIDS , ALL WEATHER AVIATION , AIRBORNE , AUTOMATIC , AIRCRAFT LANDINGS , INSTRUMENT LANDINGS , GLIDE PATH SYSTEMS , AUTOMATIC PILOTS , TERMINAL FLIGHT FACILITIES , NAVIGATION COMPUTERS , JET TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT , JET FIGHTERS , FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS , FLIGHT TESTING , AVIATION SAFETY


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE