On the use of a damped sine-wave elevator motion for computing the design maneuvering horizontal-tail load

Melvin Sadoff
naca-tn-2877
Jan 1953


A damped sine-wave elevator motion was used as a basis for computing the design maneuvering load on the horizontal tail. Also investigated was the effect of control frequency on the tail load.

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