Patent Number: 6,480,765

Title: Supervisory control system for aircraft flight management during pilot command errors or equipment malfunction

Abstract: A system and method for intervention control of an aircraft in the event of pilot command error whether voluntary or involuntary. Impending detection of a chaotic condition associated with a maneuvering aircraft enable early prediction and control of the aircraft where solutions based upon performance prediction are available. A further feature of the present intervention control of the aircraft enables an equipment malfunction detection signal substitution of a satisfactory equipment signal.

Inventors: Gardner; Conrad O. (Seattle, WA)


International Classification: B64D 45/00 (20060101); G06F 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 11/12/2019