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Development of Flight Control Software in Ada: Architecture and Design Issues and Approaches

  • Alfred Rosskopf
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1622)

Abstract

This paper discusses software architecture and design issues in the development of flight control software. After a short introduction to the flight control application domain, several design concepts and methods are described that have been applied and evaluated in an implementation of flight control laws for a fighter aircraft. The issues and approaches presented include: platform-independent software, object-oriented techniques, reusable components, design patterns and software design for multi-processor targets.

Keywords

Design Pattern Flight Control Reusable Component Flight Control System Fighter Aircraft 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfred Rosskopf
    • 1
  1. 1.DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AGMilitary AircraftMünchenGermany

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