Accession Number:

AD0697024

Title:

PILOT EXTERNAL VISIBILITY CRITERIA AND DESIGN AIDS.

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. 1 Jul 66-1 Dec 67,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE FLIGHT DYNAMICS LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

78.0

Abstract:

Several factors influencing external visibility criteria for aerospace vehicles are discussed. Design aids and tools are developed to aid the crew station designer confronted with providing external vision. A computer program is listed for generating various visibility plots on a CALCOMP or a SC-4020 cathode-ray tube plotting machine. Transformation information is presented to plot planar windows formed from straight lines andor circles. To show the application of the design aids and the computer program, a conceptual high LD lifting body vehicle configuration was used throughout the report as an example. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE