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aeromechanics and man-machine integration technology opportunities for rotorcraft of the 1990s and beyondPrograms related to rotorcraft aeromechanics and man-machine integration are discussed which will support advanced army rotorcraft design. In aeromechanics, recent advances in computational fluid dynamics will be used to characterize the complex unsteady flowfields of rotorcraft, and a second-generation comprehensive helicopter analysis system will be used along with models of aerodynamics, engines, and control systems to study the structural dynamics of rotor/body configurations. The man-machine integration program includes the development of advanced cockpit design technology and the evaluation of cockpit and mission equipment concepts in a real-time full-combat environment.
Document ID
19890062063
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Kerr, Andrew W.
(NASA Ames Research Center; U.S. Army, Aeroflightdynamics Directorate, Moffett Field CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 14, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 1989
Subject Category
AERONAUTICS (GENERAL)
Report/Patent Number
AIAA PAPER 89-2065
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other