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Towards the design of a distributed aircraft flight control system connected to simulation components

Chaudron, Jean-Baptiste and Saussié, David Towards the design of a distributed aircraft flight control system connected to simulation components. (2018) In: 12e Conférence Internationale de Modélisation, Optimisation et Simulation (MOSIM 2018), 27 June 2018 - 29 June 2018 (Toulouse, France).

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The design and the implementation of Flight Control Systems (FCS) still remains a key element of modern avionic systems. During the development process and before flight tests, aeronautical standards require performing piloted simulations. Based on our background in distributed real-time aircraft simulation, we developed a distributed flight control system connected to a simulation environment. This complex distributed architecture is composed of several avionic entities (e.g., primary flight control systems, autopilot) interconnected to simulated components (e.g., aircraft flight dynamics, primary and secondary control surfaces, sensors). Based on a detailed bibliography, we present in this paper the building bricks of this special architecture and the design characteristics of its implementation. In particular, we are introducing architectural fault tolerance aspects and present results to assess the global behaviour of the system.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:Other partners > Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (CANADA)
Université de Toulouse > Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace - ISAE-SUPAERO (FRANCE)
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Deposited On:13 Nov 2018 14:45

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