An in-flight investigation of a twin fuselage configuration in approach and landing

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center , Hampton, Va
Airplanes -- Fuse
StatementNorman C. Weingarten.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- 172366., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-172366.
ContributionsLangley Research Center., Arvin/Calspan Corporation. Advanced Technology Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL18042064M

Get this from a library. An in-flight investigation of a twin fuselage configuration in approach and landing. An in-flight investigation of a twin fuselage configuration in approach and landing book [N Weingarten; Langley Research Center.; Arvin/Calspan Corporation.

Advanced Technology Center.]. Not to be confused with twin fuselage design. Especially for high wing span UAVs, twin boom design seems to be a better option as it will reduce wing bending in flight. But it is not normally used, are there any aerodynamic(or otherwise) disadvantage of this design.

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FLIGHT INVESTIGATION OF THE ROLL REQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSPORT AIRPLANES IN THE LANDING APPROACH Euclid C. Holleman and Bruce G. Powers Flight Research Center INTRODUCTION The most critical part of a transport airplane flight mission is the approach to landing, where precise bank angle control is required to properly aline the airplaneCited by: 5.

In the case of noncircular cross sections of the fuselage, fuselage teardrops are characterized by the distributions hp{x) and bF(x) as in Fig. b and c. In the case of circular fuselage cross sections, the fuselage teardrop is determined uniquely by the distribution of the radii R(x) (Fig.

Questions tagged [fuselage] Secondly, what creates most of the drag in flight, is it the fuselage or the wings. wing fuselage thrust. asked Jun 11 '18 at David Teahay.

2, 15 15 silver badges 39 39 bronze badges. votes. Not to be confused with twin fuselage design. Especially for high wing span UAVs, twin boom design seems to.

The fuselage and the wing are major structural components of an aircraft. The fuselage is the mounting structure for the horizontal and tail surfaces that provides stability as well as the means of introducing pitch and yaw control to the aircraft.

For some aircraft like fighter and private aircraft, the fuselage houses the engine or engines.

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Designer Carl D. Barlow of Option Air Reno mated a BD-5 fuselage with a distinctive twin-boom empennage and fitted it with a hp (75 kW; PS) Continental O engine.

Later, a hp ( kW; PS)Lycoming IO was fitted, and the span reduced from 26 ft 6 in ( m) to 19 ft 6 in ( m), becoming the Acapella S. The Douglas XB Mixmaster was an experimental bomber aircraft, designed for a high top unconventional approach was to mount the two engines within the fuselage driving a pair of contra-rotating propellers mounted at the tail in a pusher configuration, leaving the wing and fuselage clean and free of drag-inducing protrusions.

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Two prototype aircraft were built, Manufacturer: Douglas Aircraft Company. FUSELAGE The fuselage is the main structure, or body, of the aircraft. It provides space for personnel, cargo, controls, and most of the accessories.

The power plant, wings, stabilizers, and landing gear are attached to it. ENGINE NACELLE HORIZONTAL STABILIZER MAIN LANDING GEAR WING NOSE LANDING GEAR RADOME CANOPY AILERON LEADING File Size: 1MB.

The first flights of the one-third-scale twin fuselage towed glider took place Oct. 21 from NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California. The towed glider is an element of the novel rocket-launching concept of the Towed Glider Air-Launch System, or TGALS.

Mukhopadhyay et al. study different concepts in order to determine the optimal fuselage configuration for the BWB including multibubble fuselage models: two.

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There is at least one example of extreme repair in the U.S. Air Force inventory -- search on the term "Frankenherk" or "Frankenherc." A flyable C Hercules was assembled from the front and back ends of two different crashed aircraft. "How cou. The operational flight envelope lies within the service flight envelope and defines the boundaries of altitude, Mach number, and normal load factor for each flight phase.

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Fuselage, Wings and Stabilising Surfaces Chapter 1 Fatigue A structure which is subjected to continual reversals of loading will fail at a load of less than would be the case for a steadily applied load. This is known as Fatigue. The failing load will depend on the number of reversals experienced.

It can be seen in the example below that if. The fuselage, or body of the airplane, is a long hollow tube which holds all the pieces of an airplane together.

The fuselage is hollow to reduce weight. As with most other parts of the airplane, the shape of the fuselage is normally determined by the mission of the aircraft. A supersonic fighter plane has a very slender, streamlined fuselage.

February 12 – Northwest Orient Airlines Flighta Boeingbreaks up in turbulance associated with a severe thunderstorm and crashes into the Everglades; all 43 passengers and crew members on board are killed. July 2 – Mohawk Airlines Flighta Martincrashes near Rochester, New York while attempting takeoff, killing seven of the 43 people on board.

The Douglas DC-3 is a fixed-wing propeller-driven airliner. Its cruise speed ( mph or km/h) and range (1, mi or 2, km) revolutionized air transport in the s and s. Its lasting effect on the airline industry and World War II makes it one of the most significant transport aircraft ever made.

The Boeing is a narrow-body aircraft produced by Boeing Commercial Airplanes at its Renton Factory in Washington. Developed to supplement the on short and thin routes, the twinjet retains the fuselage cross-section and nose with two underwing oned inthe initial made its first flight in April and entered service in February Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

During the early stages of this investigation a wind tunnel model of the helicopter was constructed, broadly corresponding to one of the ANSAT prototypes ().The wind tunnel model fuselage had a length m and a mid-ship sectional area of m 2.A CAD model was also constructed (), including the fuselage, landing skids, and tail this investigation the flow around Cited by: 6.

The fuselage consists of a welded steel tube structure. Top and bottom were covered with metal and the sides with fabric. The twin-spar wings were mounted to the fuselage in cantilever low-wing configuration. The tail section consisted of a metal frame covered with fabric.

The wheels of the main landing gear could be retracted halfway into the. The Bede BD-5 Micro is a series of small, single-seat homebuilt aircraft created in the late s by US aircraft designer Jim Bede and introduced to the market primarily in kit form by the now-defunct Bede Aircraft Corporation in the early er: Jim Bede.

John F. Kennedy Jr. died on the 16th of Julywhen his aircraft crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. He was piloting the airplane; his wife and her sister were in the back.

This year-old accident came up in the comments recently (and if you aren’t reading the comments here on Fear of. If the airplane battery were depleted and electrical power was not available, the Piper Twin Comanche PA Pilot's Operating Handbook (POH) stated that the pilot must land with the flaps in the retracted position and must initiate the manual gear extension procedure and that the final approach landing speed must not exceed mph or 87 knots.

On the approach to Kerrville in the SR22, I set up the S-Tec 55X to fly the vertical portion of the GPS Runway 12 approach to Kerrville. Considering the conditions, it was a tall order. And for the most part, the autopilot did an excellent job of it; as good as any rate-based autopilot could be expected to do.

The F fits the bill more than most, as unlike the P which was a twin "boom" a/c the F was actually two PH (tall tail) fuselage sections that were mated together.

It required some teamwork because the primary and stand hyd were in both cockpits. In landing configuration, note the single slotted outboard only flaps to create drag so power on approaches can be made to precise touchdown points without excessive floating; Views: Top of the wings with flaps up, the strange winglet angle is an optical illusion due to the camera angle.

Uncontrolled copy not subject to amendment. Airframes. Revision Chapter 4: Fuselage Learning Objectives The purpose of this chapter is to discuss in more detail the first of the 4 major components few learned about in Chapter 1, the Fuselage.

By the end of the lesson you should have an understanding of the construction of the fuselage, and what loads and forces act upon. Pressures measured in flight on the aft fuselage and external nozzle of a twin-jet fighter / Effects of wing incidence on the longitudinal trim characteristics of a cambered 70° delta-wing configuration at mach numbers to Approach and landing investigation at lift-drag ratios of 2 to 4 utilizing a straight-wing fighter.When Airbus designed the A XWB, a cabin was created that is so comfortable it revolutionised the approach to all of the company’s aircraft interiors.

As the founding member of the Airspace cabin family, passengers on the A XWB can experience a feeling of. Fuselage structures 1. Introduction Forms main body of aircraft to which wings, tail plane, engines and gears are attached In modern aircraft forms a tube structure housing flight deck, pax cabin, hold and equipment Also acts as a pressure hull in pressurized aircraft.