Development of a Full Flight Envelope Helicopter Simulation Using System Identification
Authors: Zivan, Lior; Tischler, Mark B.
Source: Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Volume 55, Number 2, 1 April 2010 , pp. 22003
Publisher: AHS International
Abstract:Frequency‐domain system identification techniques were used to develop a series of mathematical models of the Bell 206 helicopter, each valid at different flight conditions. The models were combined and “stitched” together to produce a continuous full flight envelope model of the helicopter. The model was implemented in a simple simulator and evaluated by several pilots, all flight qualified in this helicopter. It was the opinion of the pilots that the simulation is a good representation of the aircraft for all tasks of interest.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Flight Control Systems Department, Engineering Division, Israel Aerospace Industries, Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel
Publication date: 2010-04-01
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