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Integration of a fiber optic gyro AHRS into a fly-by-light aircraft configuration
Author(s): Noboru Kondo
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Paper Abstract

A Litton LN-200 fiber optic gyro IMU is being adapted to provide flight control and AHRS data massages via a 1773A fiber optic interface to the FLASH demonstration system. Software modifications to generate the requisite output data from the LN-200 IMU incremental angle and velocity data are being developed for the VFCS program. To provide a rugged, reliable demonstration unit, the production LN-200 IMU is mounted in an adaptive housing along with the circuitry to convert the LN-200 RS-485 SDLC electrical interface to the FLASH 1773A fiber optic interface. A dc/dc converter is also incorporated to provide the additional voltages required for LN-200 and conversion circuitry operation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 May 1995
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2467, Fly-by-Light: Technology Transfer, (22 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.210088
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Noboru Kondo, Litton Guidance and Control Systems (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2467:
Fly-by-Light: Technology Transfer
Daniel B. Thompson; Robert J. Baumbick; Larry B. Stotts, Editor(s)

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