Accession Number:

AD0739230

Title:

Development, Design and Fabrication of the Total In-Flight Simulator (TIFS).

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept. Feb 67-Oct 70,

Corporate Author:

CORNELL AERONAUTICAL LAB INC BUFFALO N Y FLIGHT RESEARCH DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

232.0

Abstract:

The TIFS research airplane, the most advanced in-flight simulation vehicle yet developed, was designed to provide total in-flight simulation. This capability depends on two basic features of the aircraft. First is the addition of an evaluation cockpit which is entirely separate from the normal airplanes safety pilots cockpit. Second is the control by a variable stability system of not only the moments about all three axes, but also the forces acting along the three axes. The report describes the TIFS airplane through the completion of functional flight tests in October 1970. The subjects treated are structures, electronics, hydraulics, aerodynamics, flutter, and model following. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Transport Aircraft
  • Research and Experimental Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE