Accession Number:

ADP003525

Title:

Application of JOVIAL (J-73) to Digital Flight Controls,

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GENERAL DYNAMICS FORT WORTH TX FORT WORTH DIV

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Report Date:

1982-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

This paper presents a brief outline of the history of the General DynamicsFort Worth Division Production Digital Flight Controls Program. Two flight demonstration programs will be discussed the single channel digital F-16 and the four channel digital F-16. These were the first flights ever of a microprocessor-based digital fly-by-wire system in a relaxed static stability aircraft. Both demo programs use a pseudo Higher Order Language HOL tailored for flight control system applications. This paper describes the technqiues used in applying the JOVIAL J-73 HOL to Digital Flight Control System Operational Flight Program OFP mechanization. Results are presented from testing the OFP on flight hardware. Included in this paper are JOVIAL J-73 language issues such as subroutine implementation and their associated efficiencies, the test set, and testing methods. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE