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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Jann, "Implementation of a flight dynamic simulation for cargo airdrop with complex parachute deployment sequences," in 23rd AIAA Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Technology Conference, Daytona Beach, FL, USA, March 2015.
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* GMV: Satellite control centre and flight dynamics systems.
Diekmann did trim analysis of nonlinear flight dynamics for a civil aircraft with active high-lift system [14].
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And the research on flight dynamics of the precision-guided line throwing rocket is an important part of the entire development process.
Participants learned everything from flight dynamics and aircraft types to drone safety and regulations, while exploring STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers and concepts.
Based on tracking data collected roughly every three orbits, the flight dynamics team was continually updating the orbit determination, which is the basis for making these predictions.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA, AC 120-40B), the level D is the highest certification level that can be delivered by the certification authorities for the flight dynamics modeling.
Khawandi explains that the tech behind it measures three things: the acceleration, rotation rate and Euler angles, which are used in flight dynamics. These make it possible to measure the motion of an object in 3D space.

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