Incidence & Airspeed

Calculate incidence and airspeed

  • Library:
  • Aerospace Blockset / Flight Parameters

Description

The Incidence & Airspeed block supports the 3DoF equations of motion model by calculating the angle between the velocity vector and the body, and also the total airspeed from the velocity components in the body-fixed coordinate frame.

α=atan(wu)V=u2+w2

Ports

Input

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Velocity of the body, specified as a two-element vector, resolved into the body-fixed coordinate frame.

Data Types: double

Output

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Incidence angle, returned as a scalar, in radians.

Data Types: double

Airspeed of the body, returned as a scalar.

Data Types: double

Extended Capabilities

C/C++ Code Generation
Generate C and C++ code using Simulink® Coder™.

Introduced before R2006a