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economic modeling of fault tolerant flight control systems in commercial applicationsThis paper describes the current development of a comprehensive model which will supply the assessment and analysis capability to investigate the economic viability of Fault Tolerant Flight Control Systems (FTFCS) for commercial aircraft of the 1990's and beyond. An introduction to the unique attributes of fault tolerance and how they will influence aircraft operations and consequent airline costs and benefits is presented. Specific modeling issues and elements necessary for accurate assessment of all costs affected by ownership and operation of FTFCS are delineated. Trade-off factors are presented, aimed at exposing economically optimal realizations of system implementations, resource allocation, and operating policies. A trade-off example is furnished to graphically display some of the analysis capabilities of the comprehensive simulation model now being developed.
Document ID
19830029938
Document Type
Conference Proceedings
Authors
Finelli, G. B.
(NASA Langley Research Center Hampton, VA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1982
Subject Category
AIRCRAFT STABILITY AND CONTROL
Meeting Information
NAECON 1982; National Aerospace an Electronics Conference(Dayton, OH)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other