Motion of the two-control airplane in rectilinear flight after initial disturbances with introduction of controls following an exponential law

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An airplane in steady rectilinear flight was assumed to experience an initial disturbance in rolling or yawing velocity. The equations of motion were solved to see if it was possible to hasten recovery of a stable airplane or to secure recovery of an unstable airplane by the application of a single lateral control following an exponential law. The sample computations indicate that, for initial disturbances complex in character, it would be difficult to secure correlation with any type of exponential control. The possibility is visualized that the two-control operation may seriously impair the ability to hasten recovery or counteract instability.

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Klemin, Alexander September 1, 1937.

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An airplane in steady rectilinear flight was assumed to experience an initial disturbance in rolling or yawing velocity. The equations of motion were solved to see if it was possible to hasten recovery of a stable airplane or to secure recovery of an unstable airplane by the application of a single lateral control following an exponential law. The sample computations indicate that, for initial disturbances complex in character, it would be difficult to secure correlation with any type of exponential control. The possibility is visualized that the two-control operation may seriously impair the ability to hasten recovery or counteract instability.

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  • : 93R10673
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930081383 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-615
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930081383
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc54315

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  • September 1, 1937

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Klemin, Alexander. Motion of the two-control airplane in rectilinear flight after initial disturbances with introduction of controls following an exponential law, report, September 1, 1937; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc54315/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.