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         Vehicle Specifications


Professor Hayes
Andrew Bruce
Oana Tinca
Nanthan Ramachandran
Elizabeth den Otter
Rae-Anne Moss
Fixed-Wing Group


•Specifications Overview:
     F-16 Military Fighter
     Commercial Plane - Boeing B737


•Issues encountered

•Discussion

                              Simulated F-16 Cockpit
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Vehicle                     F-16                       Boeing 737
Vehicle Description         Military Fighter           Commercial
                                                       Aircraft
Client Type                 Military                   Airlines/Cargo
Applications                US airforce personnel      Commuter
                            training
Existing Facilities         CAE, Link Simulation and   Flight Safety; CAE
                            Training


Configurations/Dimensions
Motion Base Dimensions                     _           10 ft. x 12 ft. x 68
                                                       high
Cockpit Dimensions          Single Pilot                         _
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Vehicle                   F-16                       Boeing 737
Motions
Degrees of Freedom        6                          6
Surge (Disp/vel/accels)   _                          20 in / 30 in / 0.6g
Sway                      _                          20 in / 30 in / 0.6g
Heave                     _                          20 in / 30 in / 0.6g
Roll                      320 / 324 deg/s / -        17 deg / 30 deg/s / 140 deg/s2
Pitch                     360 / - / 9g               19 deg / 30 deg/s / 140 deg/s2
Yaw                       360 / - / -                13 deg / 30 deg/s / 140 deg/s2
Actuation
Type of Actuator          Hydraulic/Electromagnetic Electric: Hydraulic
Configuration             Octahedral                Stewart-Gough
Forces                    + 10000/lb / -5000lb                     _
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•Issues encountered
     - lack of information for F-16 (military!)
     - Boeing 737 easier but more constraints


•Discussion



              Boeing 737