OPTIMUM HORIZONTAL GUIDANCE TECHNIQUES FOR AIRCRAFT

This paper discusses some problems of automatic guidance of an aircraft in the horizontal plane. The guidance laws given in this paper minimize the arc length of the trajectories to fly between initial and final conditions subject to a constraint on the turning radius of the aircraft.

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    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    1290 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY  USA  10019
  • Authors:
    • Erzberger, H
    • Lee, H Q
  • Publication Date: 1971-2

Media Info

  • Serial:
    • Journal of Aircraft
    • Publisher: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    • ISSN: 0021-8669

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00073416
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: FLIGHT TRANSPORTATION LABORATORY, MIT DEPT. OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Vol 8 No 2
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 5 1974 12:00AM