Automatic flight control system for light sport airplanes

Authors: Chudý Peter, Dittrich Petr, Rydlo Karol, Koloničný Alois
Type: patent
Number: 306074
Owner: Vysoké učení technické v Brně
Place of issue: Praha
Registration date: 31.12.2013
Approval date: 15.06.2016
Expiration date: -
Keywords: autopilot, primary flight display with touch controlled user interface, multifunction display, navigation, control, micro controller, electromechanical actuator, automatic propulsion control, autotrim

Anotation:
The present invention relates to an automatic flight control system for light sports airplanes comprising a primary flight display with touch user interface connected to an aircraft control system with manual and automatic means of flight control and with a network of board sensors of system, flight and navigation data and further comprising a multifunctional display. Said primary flight display with touch user interface comprises a first microcomputer in the form of an on chip system, which is connected to a visual display unit with plat touch sensor, forming a display and control surface of the primary flight display, wherein said on chip system is further connected to a real-time microcontroller and the primary flight display is further connected by means of connectors to an aircraft data network, which incorporates a system of electromechanical actuators for automatic control of the aircraft control surfaces, an automatic control of propulsion in the aircraft automatic flight control mode and for automatic balancing control.

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Participating departments
  • Department of Computer Graphics and Multimedia FIT BUT (DCGM)

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