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ASTM WK76067

Revision of F3173/F3173M-18 Standard Specification for Aircraft Handling Characteristics


The objective for the Handling Qualities for Indirect Flight Control is to develop a Means of Compliance that accounts for the unique performance and maneuvers of winged eVTOL aircraft. The group will take a phased approach, starting with handling qualities of wing borne flight with indirect flight control with an onboard pilot and progressing to handling qualities of aircraft capable of VTOL operations without a pilot onboard.


Developed by Subcommittee: F44.20

Committee: F44

Staff Manager: Joe Koury

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Date Initiated: 02-25-2021

Technical Contact: Michael Feary

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