Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft stability, Part 6

May 18, 2018, ©. Leeham News: In the last Corner we discussed the autopilots one finds in Turboprops and entry-level Business jets. Our example was the autopilot for the Garmin G1000 integrated flight deck. Now we will step up… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft stability, Part 5

May 11, 2018, ©. Leeham News: In the last Corner, we discussed more capable autopilots used in general aviation aircraft and the Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHARS) we needed to go to more advanced autopilots. We will now… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft stability, Part 4

May 4, 2018, ©. Leeham News: In the last Corner, we discussed basic autopilots used in general aviation aircraft. The key components for such a system are shown in Figure 1. Now we will go to more advanced autopilots…. Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft stability, Part 3

April 27, 2018, ©. Leeham News: In the last Corner we discussed the problems with the long term stability of an aircraft. The aircraft deviates gradually in pitch, roll and in a combined yaw and roll mode if left… Read More