lateral controller

lateral controller

[′lad·ə·rəl kən′trōl·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
A primary flight control mechanism, generally a part of the longitudinal controller, which controls the ailerons; often resembles an automobile steering wheel but may be a control column.
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[15] designed a lateral controller to be robust enough to compensate for the noise and time delay.
Besides, the maximum roll angle command generated by autopilot is less than 35[degrees], due to our improvement on lateral controller.
extension ratios of wingspan and tailspan, assembly positions of wing and tailplane to fuselage) and optimum magnitudes of longitudinal and lateral controllers' gains (i.e.
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