1973-02-01

Development of a Low-Cost Flight Director System for General Aviation 730331

The NASA Flight Research Center awarded a contract to Astronautics Corp. of America to develop a low-cost flight director system for general aviation. The system that was designed is expected to cost the consumer less than $3000-a reduction of nearly 70% in the total cost of available systems. The features that permit lower cost without excessive degradation in performance are: use of belt drives, high-volume-production standard parts, single-box construction including gyros, and post-plate construction techniques.

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