Monthly Archives: September 2013

Spin testing in the Giles

Spin aerodynamics and aircraft behavior still remains a grey area in aviation. A number of upright spins were flown from London, Ontario in order to investigate the spin characteristics for various control inputs. The first aircraft to be flown was … Continue reading

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F-16 Variable Stability Research Flight Sim

The F-16 Variable Stability Research Flight Sim was set-up successfully at ITPS. Based on a standard Flight Dynamix Viper simulator, advanced aerodynamic models as described by NASA publication [1] were implemented allowing for the design and testing of various FCS … Continue reading

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AFCS course completed successfully

The 3 weeks of Advanced FCS course at ITPS were completed successfully and as planned. Considering it to be the first time that it was conducted, it run smoothly and provided students with practical understanding of modern FCS while gaving … Continue reading

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A “Thank you” to Aviation Live!

I ‘d like to thank the Greek aviation news website Aviation Live for including my personal blog in their blog list. I happened to meet George V. who is one of the website’s developers and it was really a pleasure, … Continue reading

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Designing feedback FCS in Canada

Under a 3-week course at ITPS we’re examining the modern Flight Control Systems. I am mostly involved in the F-16 flight simulator demonstrating and guiding the students through various feedback controls and evaluation tasks. An interesting case that was lectured … Continue reading

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