Accession Number:

AD0431298

Title:

AN AUTOMATIC LANDING SYSTEM FOR LOW LIFT-DRAG GLIDE VEHICLES,

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Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF

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Report Date:

1963-11-15

Pagination or Media Count:

48.0

Abstract:

The pitch plane dynamics of a landing vehicle are studied by analytic approximation and analog simulation. A landing system design is discussed for application to low liftdrag vehicles. Flare velocity loss minimization is studied using the maximum principle. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE