Accession Number:

ADP005038

Title:

Gust Alleviation on a Transport Airplane,

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Corporate Author:

MESSERSCHMITT-BOELKOW-BLOHM G M B H MUNICH (GERMANY F R)

Report Date:

1985-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

An analytical study was performed to define a Gust Alleviation System on a preliminary configuration of a commuter airplane. The analysis takes into account the influence of elasticity of the airplane, unsteady aerodynamic effects, mechanical nonlinearities such as backlash deadzone and control surface rate and deflection limitations. A relatively simple model shows that ride comfort can be improved by at least 50.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE