As virtually all new aircraft become equipped with fly-by-wire (FBW), there is a growing need for flight-test engineers and test pilots to learn to evaluate the design characteristics of a digital control system in a dynamic airborne environment complete with G forces.  Borja Martos has a relatively low-cost solution. Tucked away in a blue-and-white hangar belonging to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Eagle Flight Research Center at Daytona Beach International Airport, his ...

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