Development of the Cranfield University Bulldog Flight Test Facility

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dc.contributor.author Lawson, Nicholas J.
dc.contributor.author Correia, Richardo N.
dc.contributor.author James, Stephen W.
dc.contributor.author Gautrey, James E.
dc.contributor.author Staines, Stephen E.
dc.contributor.author Partridge, Matthew
dc.contributor.author Tatam, Ralph P.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-02-09T17:11:10Z
dc.date.available 2017-02-09T17:11:10Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation N.J. Lawson, R. Correia, S.W. James, J.E. Gautrey, Development of the Cranfield University Bulldog flight test facility. Aeronautical Journal, Volume 121, Issue 1238, April 2017, pp533-552
dc.identifier.issn 0001-9240
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/handle/1826/11416
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/aer.2017.7
dc.description.abstract Cranfield University’s National Flying Laboratory Centre (NFLC) has developed a Bulldog light aircraft into a flight test facility. The facility is being used to research advanced in-flight instrumentation including fibre optic pressure and strain sensors. During the development of the test bed, computational fluid dynamics (CFD) has been used to assist the flight test design process, including the sensor requirements. This paper describes the development of the Bulldog flight test facility, including an overview of the design and certification process, the in-flight data taken using the installed fibre optic sensor systems and lessons learned from the development programme, including potential further applications of the sensors. en_UK
dc.language.iso en en_UK
dc.publisher Cambridge University Press en_UK
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dc.title Development of the Cranfield University Bulldog Flight Test Facility en_UK
dc.type Article en_UK


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