Accession Number:

AD0679158

Title:

FLY-BY-WIRE FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS

Descriptive Note:

Meeting paper

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE FLIGHT DYNAMICS LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-09-03

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the paper is to provide the reader with an introduction to fly-by-wire and an outline of state-of-the-art fly-by-wire techniques. An outline of the philosophy of fly-by-wire flight control systems is given, the evolution of fly-by-wire is discussed, the advantages of fly-by- wire over mechanical systems are listed, current fly-by-wire techniques are outlined, and a brief review of in-house and contracted fly-by-wire development programs is given.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE