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AED-004
Aeronautical applications - 2021

Flight qualities of modern aircraft

Electrical flight controls

OBJECTIVE :

The purpose of this training is to offer an introduction to the methods used to study flight quality and integrate them into the design of aircraft and their electrical flight controls.

COURSE DURATION AND TIMETABLE :

The course lasts 5 days (30 hours) and includes:

  • 20 x 1.5-hour lectures with exercises

GENERAL APPROACH :

This course is based on experience gained during recent programs. It aims to offer a synthesis between the "physical" approach, the analytical approach and experimental techniques. The training will be alternately delivered by trainers and specialists from research and flight test departments.

PREREQUISITE :

Course level: Advanced

The course is open to engineers with a good general education. Knowledge of matrix calculus and differential systems is desirable.

COURSE DIRECTOR(S) :

François DUPRÉ :

Flight Quality Manager - DASSAULT AVIATION

CONTENT :

  • General information
    • Benchmarks of flight mechanics
    • Equations of flight mechanics
    • Aerodynamic coefficients/efficiencies of flight control surfaces
    • Flight domains - Flight qualities
  • Study of longitudinal flight qualities
    • Equations
    • Expression of forces and moments (lift, drag, pitching moment)
    • Balance studies: conditions/limitations - Optimization according to the flight control surfaces available
    • Static/criteria stability
    • Dynamic (phugoid/incidence oscillation mode)/criteria stability
    • Artificial stabilization
    • Study of large movements/controllability
    • Artificial stabilization
  • Study of transversal flight qualities
    • Equations
    • Expression of forces and moments (lateral lift, roll and yaw moments)
    • Study of balance, conditions (skid, minimum control speed)
    • Static and dynamic (pure roll, dutch roll and coil modes)/criteria stability
    • Study of large movements: controllability, coupling with the longitudinal
  • Certification of civil transport aircraft
    • Air transport security
    • Certification/certification authorities/regulations
    • Flight quality certification
    • Flight quality certification of the Airbus A 320 with electrical flight controls
  • Electrical flight controls
    • Why? Flight quality objectives
    • History of electrical flight controls
    • Functions of electrical flight controls
    • Components of electrical flight controls
    • Design - Development - Flight testing
    • Specific issues
    • High impact behaviors
    • Aero-servo-elastic coupling
    • Future Plans

WHEN AND WHERE :

Scheduled in French:

PARIS : September 27 to October 1st, 2021

 

For the English realization, please, consult us.

COURSE FEES :

€2,210 excluding tax (20% VAT)

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