A PROPOSAL TO DEVELOP MISSION ORIENTED FLYING QUALITIES DESIGN PARAMETERS AND CRITERIA

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 10277
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1989
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
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Principal Investigator
 Roger H Hoh
 (213) 679-2281
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Abstract
THE CURRENT FIXED-WING MILITARY FLYING QUALITIES SPECIFICATION, MIL-STD-1797, HAS CERTAIN LIMITATIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE CONNECTION BETWEEN SPECIFIC ELEMENTS OF THE MISSION(S), AND THE CRITERIAL. A SPECIFICATION FORMAT AND METHODOLOGY IS PROPOSED TO IMPROVE THIS SHORTCOMING. THE FOLLOWING ISSUES ARE ADDRESSED: DEVELOP MISSIONTASK-ELEMENTS, DEVELOP RESPONSE-TYPES, SPECIFY PROPER RESPONSE-TYPE FOR EACH MISSION-TASK-ELEMENT, QUANTIFY THE EFFECT OF PILOTS VISUAL CUEING (OUTSIDE CUES AND DISPLAYS) ON REQUIRED HANDLING QUALITIES, QUANTIFY EFFECTS OF DIVIDED ATTENTION, AND DEVELOP CRITERIA FOR MODERATE AMPLITUDE, AGRESSIVE MANEUVERING. THE FOLLOWING MISSIONS SHALL BE ADDRESSED, AS A MINIMUM: LOW ALTITUDE BOMBING TO ACHIEVE PRECISE SOLUTIONS QUICKLY, LOW ALTITUDE AUTOMATIC FLIGHT CONTROL OPERATION ADDRESSING PILOT ADJUSTMENT OF AUTOMATIC INPUTS, PILOT OVERRIDE OF AUTOMATIC SYSTEMS, AND SYSTEM DISENGAGEMENT TRANSIENT. RIDE QUALITIES IN THIS ENVIRONMENT WILL ALSO BE CONSIDERED. THE PHASE I ACTIVITY WILL IDENTIFY THE CRITICAL MISSION AND THE FLYING QUALITIES PARAMETERS WHICH IMPACT MISSION PERFORMANCE CAPABILITY.

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