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Gareth Padfield

Gareth Padfield

Name

Gareth Padfield

Occupation

James Bibby Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Department of Engineering
The University of Liverpool

Email address

gareth.padfield@liv.ac.uk

Website

Gareth Padfield at University of Liverpool Website

Personal Statement

Gareth’s research interests include flight handling qualities and control, particularly the pilot-vehicle dynamic interface and modelling and simulation of the flight dynamics of fixed and rotary wing aircraft.  Current projects under his supervision include: developing the handling qualities and load alleviation functions for the European Tilt Rotor Aircraft, visual perception in flight (based on use of time-to-contact, Tau, theory), simulation fidelity and aircraft/rotorcraft-pilot couplings.

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