After viewing data from the first flight, it was observed that there was some discrepancy in the dutch-roll mode between the predicted model and the actual flight data. It was also found that there was some manual elevator input at the end of each elevator doublet. The second flight (45) was conducted in the same manner as the first flight. Its goal was to get better data than the first. The pilot paid closer attention to when he transitioned from controlling the elevator to the aileron so that he would not overlay a manual elevator input on top of the elevator doublet. The data from this flight was sufficient for the system identification. Flight 45 was similar to flight 44, but with more precise manual pilot input. Thor Flight 45 Rx data: A006, L041, F000, H000
Thor Flight 45.
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