Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Operational Lessons Learned from the F/A-18E/F Total Flight Control Systems Integration Process

F_A-18E_F Operational Leasons Learned ADP011127_01 “This paper addresses this total integrated design in the Super Hornet, including discussion on how the control effectors were integrated with feedback sensors to reduce the likelihood of departures, how the flight envelope was expanded to provide greater maneuverability, some surprise lessons learned on the control of asymmetric flow characteristics over the wing. and the positive and negative lessons learned from this design concept by the fleet operators.”

This is an in-depth, scientific paper on active control technology delivered by the Naval Air Systems Command in May 2000.

Click here to download paper in PDF form (1.5 Megs)


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