Aviation Safety and Pilot Control:

Aviation Safety and Pilot Control:

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Adverse aircraft-pilot coupling (APC) events include a broad set of undesirable and sometimes hazardous phenomena that originate in anomalous interactions between pilots and aircraft. As civil and military aircraft technologies advance, interactions between pilots and aircraft are becoming more complex. Recent accidents and other incidents have been attributed to adverse APC in military aircraft. In addition, APC has been implicated in some civilian incidents. This book evaluates the current state of knowledge about adverse APC and processes that may be used to eliminate it from military and commercial aircraft. It was written for technical, government, and administrative decisionmakers and their technical and administrative support staffs; key technical managers in the aircraft manufacturing and operational industries; stability and control engineers; aircraft flight control system designers; research specialists in flight control, flying qualities, human factors; and technically knowledgeable lay readers.The use of ailerons was reduced by using spoilers for manual commands only and continuing the use of ailerons for both commands and automated stability augmentation. Case 4. Airbus A320 The Airbus A320 is a twin-engine narrow- bodyanbsp;...

Title:Aviation Safety and Pilot Control:
Author:Committee on the Effects of Aircraft-Pilot Coupling on Flight Safety, National Research Council, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Publisher:National Academies Press - 1997-02-28


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