Accession Number:

AD0861640

Title:

JB-47E Fly-By-Wire Flight Test Program

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Aug 1966,15 Aug 1968

Corporate Author:

HYDRAULIC RESEARCH AND MFG CO BURBANK CA BURBANK United States

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Report Date:

1969-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

76.0

Abstract:

The report presents a description of the research investigation on a fly-by-wire control system applied to a B-47 test aircraft. The investigation is primarily confined to the pitch axis of the test aircraft and is divided into three phases. Phase I system operation is based on using an electrical non-redundant primary flight control system with control inputs being generated by the normal control motion. Phase II system operation is based upon adding a side stick controller, pitch rate and nose acceleration feedback, and electrical roll axis control to the Phase I system. Phase III incorporates a 4 channel redundant actuator with hydraulic logic into the Phase II system. Flight test of the Phase I system was completed with over 40 flight hours, including touch and go landings being accumulated on the fly-by-wire system by four different test pilots.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE