Accession Number:

AD0627370

Title:

AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF THE DYNAMICS OF AIRCRAFT IN UNSTEADY FLIGHT

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PRINCETON UNIV NJ DEPT OF AEROSPACE AND MECHANICAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

234.0

Abstract:

The dynamic response of conventional and VTOL aircraft with varying flight velocity is investigated. It is assumed that the dynamic motions of aircraft may be described by linear differential equations whose coefficients stability derivatives are functions of flight velocity, and therefore vary with time. Primary emphasis is placed on the evaluation of the general nature of the vehicle response and its departure from frozen system constant coefficients characteristics.

Subject Categories:

  • VSTOL

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE