More recently, a PCA system was designed and tested on the B-747-400 simulator at NASA Ames. ... a still simpler system called aPCA Ultralitea would use the autothrottles to provide pitch control, and the flight crew would provide lateral control by differential throttle manipulation. ... three-, or four-engine airplane.13 In preliminary simulation tests, open-loop manual throttle control and closed-loop PCAanbsp;...
|Title||:||Using Engine Thrust for Emergency Flight Control: MD-11 and B-747 Results|
|Author||:||Frank W. Burcham (Jr)|