An approximate determination of the power required to move control surfaces as related to control-booster design

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From Summary: "As a part of a general investigation of control boosters, preliminary calculations were made to indicate the sizes of control boosters necessary to move the controls of airplanes of various sizes. The analysis was based on the assumption that the controls were moved with a rapidity and amplitude equal to that measured with a fighter airplane in simulated combat. A corollary purpose consisted in determining the effect on reducing booster-power unit size of incorporating an energy accumulator in the booster system."

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Johnson, Harold I. September 1945.

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From Summary: "As a part of a general investigation of control boosters, preliminary calculations were made to indicate the sizes of control boosters necessary to move the controls of airplanes of various sizes. The analysis was based on the assumption that the controls were moved with a rapidity and amplitude equal to that measured with a fighter airplane in simulated combat. A corollary purpose consisted in determining the effect on reducing booster-power unit size of incorporating an energy accumulator in the booster system."

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  • : 93R22240
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930092950 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-WR-L-102
  • Report No.: NACA-RB-L5F27
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930092950
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc61654

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  • September 1945

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Johnson, Harold I. An approximate determination of the power required to move control surfaces as related to control-booster design, report, September 1945; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc61654/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.