August 16, 2019, ©. Leeham News: In our series about classical flight controls (“fly by steel wire”) and Fly-By-Wire (FBW or “fly by electrical wire”) we this week discuss the Flight Control System’s authority to execute maneuvers by… Read More
Posted on August 16, 2019 by Bjorn Fehrm
Airbus, Bjorn's Corner, Boeing, Embraer
Aircraft stability, FBW, Pitch stability, Yaw damper
April 20, 2018, ©. Leeham News: In the last Corner, we discussed how to stabilize an aircraft in pitch so it could fly stably straight ahead. For this, we needed a horizontal tail which had a negative lift. This… Read More
Posted on April 20, 2018 by Bjorn Fehrm
Aircraft stability, Autopilot, Yaw damper
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