Accession Number:

AD0618085

Title:

EARTH COVER AND CONTOUR EFFECTS ON IMAGE GLIDE PATHS.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

OHIO UNIV ATHENS DEPT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Report Date:

1965-05-21

Pagination or Media Count:

99.0

Abstract:

Mathematical models of the Null-Reference and Capture Effect glide paths in the presence of snow covered and irregular ground planes are presented. From these equations variations in glide-path position are determined for specific ground contours and covers. Greater Pittsburgh Airport site is considered as an example for which equations are solved using a 7090 computer. The results show that certain portions of the glide path are quite rough, and this agrees with previous flight measurements. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE