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Flight characteristics of the AD-1 oblique-wing research aircraft

Flight characteristics of the AD-1 oblique-wing research aircraft

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Research aircraft.,
  • Airplanes -- Handling characteristics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlex G. Sim and Robert E. Curry.
    SeriesNASA technical paper -- 2223.
    ContributionsCurry, Robert E., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17658565M

    Flight Characteristics of the AD-1 Oblique-Wing Research Flight Test ok f a Flight Testing the XB at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Fixed Wing Model Retired (1) Ames Research Center, Dryden Flight Research Center: Dryden Flight Research Center: The NASA M2-F1 was a lightweight, unpowered prototype aircraft, developed to flight test the wingless Lifting body concept. It looked like a "flying bathtub," and was designated the M2–F1, the "M" referring to "manned" and "F" referring to "flight" version.

    This volume adds another dimension to the existing literature about the history of the Hugh L. Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC). This is the first book to provide an overview of the entire 50 years of the Center's history from several perspectives. In this book, Lane Wallace also provides insights into the process of research engineering. The basic topics that are essential to the process, such as aerodynamics, flight stability and control, aero-structure, and aircraft performance are reviewed in various chapters where required.

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Flight characteristics of the AD-1 oblique-wing research aircraft Download PDF EPUB FB2

The NASA AD-1 was both an aircraft and an associated flight test program conducted between and at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards California, which successfully demonstrated an aircraft wing that could be pivoted obliquely from zero to 60 degrees during flight.

The unique oblique wing was demonstrated on a small, subsonic jet-powered research aircraft called the AD-1 Unit cost: USD $, Known as the NASA Oblique Wing, the project pointed out a craft's unpleasant characteristics at large sweep angles. Flight characteristics of the AD-1 oblique-wing research aircraft book So far, only one manned aircraft, the NASA AD-1, has been built to explore this concept.

It flew a series of flight tests starting in Get this from a library. Flight characteristics of the AD-1 oblique-wing research aircraft. [Alex G Sim; Robert E Curry; United States.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch.]. Thinking Obliquely: Robert T. Jones, the Oblique Wing, NASA’s AD-1 Demonstrator, and its Legacy By Bruce I. Larrimer On Decemthe National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) AD-1 Oblique Wing Research Aircraft (OWRA) took off from the main runway at Edwards Air Force Base (AFB), CA, for a minute checkout flight.

This initial oblique-wing program, which ran from throughwas a joint effort between NASA’s Ames Research Center and Dryden Flight Research Center, CA, thus giving rise to the aircraft’s name: Ames-Dryden AD-1 Oblique Wing Research r 1 reviews the life of NASA aerodynamicist Robert T.

Jones and his path to the. The NASA AD-1 was both an aircraft and an associated flight test program conducted between and at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards California, which successfully demonstrated an aircraft wing that could be pivoted obliquely from zero to 60 degrees during flight.

The unique oblique wing was demonstrated on a small, subsonic jet-powered research aircraft called the AD concept of an airplane with an oblique-wing configuration. This initial oblique-wing program, which ran from throughwas a joint effort between NASA’s Ames Research Center and Dryden Flight Research Center, CA, thus giving rise to the aircraft’s name—Ames-Dryden AD-1 Oblique Wing Research Aircraft.

Chapter 5 reviews the supersonic F-8 followup oblique-wing program. And, finally, chapter 6 reviews the subsequent oblique-wing plans and proposals. Appendices present the physical characteristics of the AD-1 aircraft, a detailed description of it, and a summary flight log of its flight research : Bruce I.

Larrimer. Oblique wing: | | ||| | Oblique wing on a |NASA AD-1| | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. A nearly forgotten mids test vehicle built and flown at NASA-Dryden. NASA description. The Oblique Wing Research Aircraft was a small, remotely piloted, research craft designed and flight tested to look at the aerodynamic characteristics of an oblique wing and the control laws necessary to achieve acceptable handling qualities.

The AD-1's oblique wing could be rotated on its centre pivot. It remained perpendicular to the fuselage during slow flight and swinging to angles of up to 60 degrees as aircraft speed increased.

This volume adds another dimension to the existing literature about the history of the Hugh L. Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC). This is the first book to provide an overview of the entire 50 years of the Center's history from several perspectives.

In this book, Lane Wallace also provides insights into the process of research : Progressive Management. A program conducted between and at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., successfully demonstrated an aircraft wing that could be pivoted obliquely from zero to 60 degrees during flight.

The unique wing was demonstrated on a small, subsonic jet-powered research aircraft called the AD-1 (Ames Dryden -1). However, an oblique wing may also be employed to modify wing sweep.

An oblique wing is a single wing with a center pivot where one side sweeps forward and the other side sweeps backward. Such a wing is shown in the NASA AD-1 aircraft of FIG. U.S. Pat. 3, assigned to NASA, describes an oblique-wing supersonic aircraft. The. The section devoted to the AD-1 concludes with the note regarding the missed goal of the AD-1 after the flight test campaign.

This goal was to demonstrate the handling qualities of the oblique wing concept for a sweep angle range between 45 and 60 degrees. The poor performance is partially traced back to the aeroelastic characteristics of the.

This is when flight research begins, and aircraft are the primary tools of the trade. Flight research involves doing precision maneuvers in either a specially built experimental aircraft or an ex-isting production airplane that has been modified. For example, the AD-1 was a unique airplane made only for flight research, while the NASA F High File Size: KB.

Twenty-five years before the Ames-Dryden AD-1 ScissorsWing experiment, (see left) and most probably a major inspiration for the same, this Messerschmitt Me-P was being developed in February as yet another 'last ditch' WWII effort to thwart the Allies.

The Messerschmitt Me-P research aircraft tested a wing that could pivot fore and aft to form oblique angles up to 60 degrees. Handling qualities criteria for flight path control of V/STOL aircraft.

Unique flight characteristics of the AD-1 oblique-wing research airplane. The equivalent angle-of-attack method for estimating the nonlinear aerodynamic characteristics of missile wings and control surfaces.

This question asks about the benefits of an oblique wing over a delta wing, but I am more interested in the benefits of an oblique wing compared to a swing wing. Wikipedia states. This is a variation on the classic swing-wing design, intended to simplify construction and retain the center of gravity as the sweep angle is changed.

Flight characteristics of an oblique-wing airplane have been studied with limited scope and complexity using the AD-1 research vehicle. The AD-1 is a low-speed, low-cost, manned airplane with an Author: Bernd Chudoba.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite Reston, VA   A leisurely test programme tested ever greater angles until the maximum 60 degrees of oblique wing sweep was achieved in mid The concept proved successful but the AD-1 exhibited unpleasant characteristics at wing sweep angles above 45 degrees due to its cheapo fibreglass construction limiting the stiffness of the wing.- Explore decoyflyer's board "Aviation - X-Planes", followed by people on Pinterest.

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