Developing of Balancing Tools for Flight Controls
Automation, Control and Intelligent Systems
Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017, Pages: 92-95
Received: Sep. 20, 2017;
Accepted: Oct. 13, 2017;
Published: Nov. 29, 2017
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Anas Tharakath, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Transport and Logistic Faculty, Department of Aviation Transport, Riga, Latvia
Konstantin Nechval, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Transport and Logistic Faculty, Department of Aviation Transport, Riga, Latvia
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Wingtip devices may be fitted for various reasons, they often combine more than one function and usually occupy a substantial part of the stabilizer, just belong the aileron spar. Winglets allow decreasing fuel consumption of over 10%. But with the development of new generations of aircraft, it is not always appropriate to take into account the stability and controllability of the flight. Because there is a need to improve the existing designs in the paper proposed new concept of winglets.
Winglets, Structure, Flight Controls, Balancing, Design
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