Stability and Robustness Analysis of Dynamic Inversion Control Laws for Nonlinear Control of Fighter Aircraft

  • Bing-Yu Zhang
  • Blaise Morton


Aircraft dynamics are well modeled by a standard system of nonlinear ODEs (cf. [6] and [13]). Experience in industry shows that pilot simulations based on these nonlinear finite-dimensional models are very good.

Traditional flight control design is based on linear analysis, which goes by the process.
  1. 1.

    Partition the flight envelope into several separate operating regimes (flight conditions).

  2. 2.

    In each regime, the aircraft dynamics are approximately represented by a linear model.



Nonlinear Control Global Attractor Zero Dynamic Pitch Rate Aircraft Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bing-Yu Zhang
    • 1
  • Blaise Morton
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA
  2. 2.Honeywell Technology CenterMinneapolisUSA

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