flight dynamics

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flight dynamics

[′flīt dī‚nam·iks]
(aerospace engineering)
The study of the motion of an aircraft or missile; concerned with transient or short-term effects relating to the stability and control of the vehicle, rather than to calculating such performance as altitude or velocity.
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Benefiting from a new digital automatic flight control system that provides improved handling qualities and aircraft stability, offering increased safety, the Mark 6 is the most advanced heavy-lift helicopter ever operated by the RAF.
When an aircraft touches the base of the runway, aircraft persistence over runway longitudinal line and aircraft stability taxing on the runway would be monitored.
The Propeller System, which is manufactured by UTC Aerospace Systems' Propeller Systems business, received EASA certification in March 2012, and features a pair of clockwise and counter-clockwise rotating propellers on each wing that enhance overall aircraft stability and control and contribute to overall operating efficiency.
The Propeller System, which is manufactured by Hamilton Sundstrand subsidiary Ratier-Figeac, received EASA certification on March 22, and features a pair of clockwise and counter-clockwise rotating propellers on each wing that enhance overall aircraft stability and control and contribute to overall operating efficiency.
Essentially Bryan applied the principles of mathematics to the ques-Flight science George Hartley tion of aircraft stability.
For the purpose of correcting the described stability deficiencies, we can consider an automatic control system for increasing aircraft stability by acting on the rudder or aileron control circuits.
MathWorks today announced that Arizona State University (ASU) redesigned the curriculum of its aerospace engineering program to emphasize independent discovery and the use of MATLAB and Simulink for exploring aerodynamics, aircraft stability, and control concepts.
Successful completion of the first subject, Introduction to Aerospace Engineering, will prepare students for enrollment in four subsequent courses that focus on aircraft structures, aircraft stability and control, aerospace propulsion systems, and aerodynamics of subsonic and supersonic aircraft.
Mainstream Engineering has developed a unique serial hybrid drive propulsion system that will provide improved aircraft stability during takeoff, increased flight duration, and a reduced aircraft noise signature for silent operational modes.
Each wing features a pair of clockwise and counter-clockwise rotating propellers, which enhance overall aircraft stability and control, and further contribute to overall operating efficiency.
2 m) where the flight crew successfully evaluated engine handling, aircraft stability and control, general flying qualities and systems performance.

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