Accession Number:

ADA277752

Title:

Design, Manufacture, and Test of a Flight Load Recorder for Small Aircraft

Descriptive Note:

Technical note, Nov 1992-May 1993

Corporate Author:

SYSTEMS AND ELECTRONICS INC ELK GROVE VILLAGE IL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

This technical note covers Phase I of a research and development effort to design, manufacture, and test of a lightweight, low cost flight load data recording system for small aircraft. Description of the system design including hardware, firmware, and software, installation details, battery pack, and support brackets are presented. Discussions of the flight parameters, recording requirements of commercial aircraft, sensors needed to accommodate the flight parameters, data acquisition and installation requirements of the sensors aboard the aircraft are covered. The research and development in Phase II including the environmental and vibration tests and production of the system for full implementation by the commercial aviation industry are also presented. Data recording, Flight Loads, Flight monitoring, Flight parameters, Small aircraft.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Aircraft
  • Commercial and General Aviation
  • Information Science
  • Recording and Playback Devices

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE