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Flight control goes digital [Part Two, NASA at 50]

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This article provides a historical review of the development of digital fly-by-wire (DFBW) systems at NASA, running up to the avionics used in the Space Shuttle. The impact of the DFBW project conducted at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center on the overall evolution and performance of flight control systems is also discussed.

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Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:23 ,  Issue: 10 )