Free-flight-tunnel tests of a target-seeking glide-bomb model with flicker lateral control

Marion O. McKinney, Jr., Hubert M. Drake
Jul 1948

The NACA has been investigating control systems suitable for target-seeking missiles. As part of this program, tests have been made in the Langley free-flight tunnel on a model of the GB-5 glide bomb equipped with a light-seeker control unit which applied control in response to deviations in sidewise displacement and angles of band and yaw.

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