Theoretical Investigation of a Proportional-Plus-Flicker Automatic Pilot

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Note presenting a portion of a theoretical analysis to determine the feasibility of using a proportional-plus-flicker automatic pilot for stabilization and control of a supersonic canard airframe. The autopilot operates by a nonlinear principle whereby a fast-acting flicker servomotor response is combined with a low-speed proportional servomotor response for the purpose of obtaining supersonic stability and control.

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53 p. : ill.

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Seaberg, Ernest C. May 1955.

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  • Main Title: Theoretical Investigation of a Proportional-Plus-Flicker Automatic Pilot
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Notes

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Note presenting a portion of a theoretical analysis to determine the feasibility of using a proportional-plus-flicker automatic pilot for stabilization and control of a supersonic canard airframe. The autopilot operates by a nonlinear principle whereby a fast-acting flicker servomotor response is combined with a low-speed proportional servomotor response for the purpose of obtaining supersonic stability and control.

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53 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R13565
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930084275 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-3427
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930084275
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc57747

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Seaberg, Ernest C. Theoretical Investigation of a Proportional-Plus-Flicker Automatic Pilot, report, May 1955; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc57747/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.