Accession Number:

ADD009053

Title:

Aircraft Load Factor Overload Warning System.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-11-24

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

An overload warning system for fighter type aircraft combines analytical techniques of computing structural loads with flight conditions and aircraft control inputs to calculate the allowable load factorcontrol input on a real time basis. The flight conditions and aircraft control inputs are monitored by a microprocessor, which continuously monitors actual load factor, compares the answers with a computed allowable value and generates an ouput signal whenever a prescribed value is exceeded. This signal is available for transmission to aural or visual warning devices and for permanent recording. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE