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Various gust alleviation technologies including passive and active methods have been investigated. This research is focused on the gust response analysis of the flying-wing aircraft with a gust alleviation device. Both passive and active approaches are investigated. Longitudinal analysis is involved in the gust response analysis. The model is longitudinally trimmed before gust response analysis. The result shows that efficiency is related to the frequency of deflection motion. The active control approach is more efficient than the passive gust control approach.


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