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Automatic Flight Control - E. H. J. Pallett

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Published: 8th December 1993
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This book provides an introduction to the pinciples of automatic flight of fixed-wing and rotary wing aircraft. Representative types of aircraft (UK and US) are used to show how these principles are applied in their systems. The revised edition includes new material on automatic flight control systems and helicopters.

Preface to First Edition; Preface to Fourth Edition; Principles of flight - fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters; Servomechanisms and automatic control fundamentals; Sensing of attitude changes; Command signal detection; Command signal processing; Outer loop control; Conversion of command signals to powered control; Automatic control of helicopters; Flight director systems; Automatic landing and autothrottle systems; Fly-by-wire (FBW) Control Systems; Appendix - Fixed-wing aircraft/AFCS combinations; Helicopter/ AFCS combinations; Acronyms and abbreviations associated with AFCS equipment and controlling signal functions; Logic circuits; Solutions to multi-choice questions; Index

ISBN: 9780632034956
ISBN-10: 0632034955
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 8th December 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.94  x 1.84
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised