Accession Number:

ADA193428

Title:

In-Flight Load Measurements of the Robot X Canards.

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author:

DEFENCE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT SUFFIELD RALSTON (ALBERTA)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1988-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Pilotless Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE