Optimal symmetric flight with an intermediate vehicle model

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StatementP.K.A. Menon, H.J. Kelley, E.M. Cliff
SeriesNASA-CR -- 173181, NASA contractor report -- 173181
ContributionsKelley, H. J, Cliff, E. M, Langley Research Center, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Dept
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Pagination1 v.
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Aerospace and Ocean Engineering Department.]. Optimal symmetric flight with an intermediate vehicle model. By H. Kelley, E. Cliff and P. Menon. Abstract. The present investigation is concerned with an examination of optimal symmetry flight on the basis of the intermediate vehicle model.

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Cliff, H. Kelley and P. Menon Topics: AIRCRAFT DESIGN, TESTING AND PERFORMANCEAuthor: E. Cliff, H. Kelley and P. Menon. Menon et al studied the optimal flight in the vertical plane with an intermediate vehicle model. Flight-path angle was taken on the role of a control variable, free final value of the fuel was assumed.

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