Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/72916
Title: Data extraction from flight simulator and proposal of a feasible, economic simulator motion platform
Authors: Chong, Yuk Hang
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering
Issue Date: 2017
Abstract: Flight simulators are devices that artificially recreates aircraft flight and environment in which it flies for pilot training, design or other purposes. It includes replicating the fundamental equations of motions and dynamic forces on an aircraft (Wikipedia, 2017). Therefore, it is desirable to build a moving platform which could simulate the motions of an aircraft (surge, heave, sway, roll, pitch and yaw) to provide a more realistic and immersive experience for the pilot. However, existing full motion flight simulators are very expensive. Therefore, in this project, a cheap way for building and programming a platform is devised by using Microsoft Flight Simulator X and Arduino Uno to control the platform. By extracting aircraft data such as roll and pitch angle, these data can then be input into Arduino Uno to control the motion of platform.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10356/72916
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: restricted
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
Appears in Collections:MAE Student Reports (FYP/IA/PA/PI)

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