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Comparison of in-flight and ground-based simulator derived flying qualities and pilot performance for approach and landing tasksFor the case of an approach-and-landing piloting task emphasizing response to the landing flare, pilot opinion and performance parameters derived from jet transport aircraft six-degree-of-freedom ground-based and in-flight simulators were compared in order to derive data for the flight-controls/flying-qualities engineers. The data thus obtained indicate that ground simulation results tend to be conservative, and that the effect of control sensitivity is more pronounced for ground simulation. The pilot also has a greater tendency to generate pilot-induced oscillation in ground-based simulation than in flight.
Document ID
19870062309
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Grantham, William D. (NASA Langley Research Center Hampton, VA, United States)
Williams, Robert H. (PRC Kentron, Inc. Hampton, VA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 13, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1987
Subject Category
AIRCRAFT STABILITY AND CONTROL
Report/Patent Number
AIAA PAPER 87-2290
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other