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Feasibility To Determine Practicability Of Providing Mockup Improvements

Report Number: WADD TR 60-579
Author: Lowe, W. F.
Author: Calvin, C. C.
Author: Doughty, L. E.
Corporate Author: Chance Vought Aircraft, Incorporated
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Pages: 60
Contract: AF 33(616)-7019
Project: 1425
Task: 14028
AD Number: AD0261977

Abstract:
This investigation included a survey of manned flight vehicles of the period 1960 to 1970. Display requirements were tabulated and display programming methods were evaluated. A study was made of mechanisms and methods for providing an economical, reliable, and flexible system of dynamic mockup displays which would allow realistic evaluation of a crew station and its related equipment by engineering, design, and flying personnel. The use of pre-recorded magnetic tape is recommended for the most effective display programming at lowest cost. An inexpensive servo drive mechanism with synchro output is considered to be most applicable as a universal drive.


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