In-Flight Load Measurements of the Robot X Canards.
DEFENCE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT SUFFIELD RALSTON (ALBERTA)
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The strain gauge system implemented in one of the Robot-X canards is described. The system is designed to measure lift, drag and torque. The description includes design considerations, calibration procedures and data reduction techniques. Data are presented from an early Robot-X flight test. Keywords Robot-X, Airframe, Canard, Stress, Stress measurement, Aerodynamic load, Instrumentation, Flight test.
- Pilotless Aircraft