EXPANSION OF FLIGHT SIMULATOR CAPABILITY FOR STUDY AND SOLUTION OF AIRCRAFT DIRECTIONAL CONTROL PROBLEMS ON RUNWAYS

The development, evaluation, and evaluation results of a DC-9-10 runway directional control simulator are described. An existing wide bodied flight simulator was modified to this aircraft configuration. The simulator was structured to use either two of antiskid simulations; (1) an analog mechanization that used aircraft hardware; or (2) a digital software simulation. After the simulation was developed it was evaluated by 14 pilots who made 818 simulated flights. These evaluations involved landings, rejected takeoffs, and various ground maneuvers. Qualitatively most pilots evaluated the simulator as realistic with good potential especially for pilot training for adverse runway conditions.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Douglas Aircraft Company, Incorporated

    3855 Lakewood Boulevard
    Long Beach, CA  United States  90801
  • Authors:
    • Kibbee, G W
  • Publication Date: 1978-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 106 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00180486
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NASA-CR-2970 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: NAS1-13981
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 19 1978 12:00AM