MH-60 Flight Simulator Upgrade


Project Overview:
Develop the Legacy Upgrade Effort (LUE) on the MH-60M Flight Simulator

Customer:
AEgis Technologies Group, Inc.

Services Performed:
Provided structural design and analysis for development of the Black Hawk simulator upgrade

Structural Analysis:

  • Generated a detailed system finite element model including the:
    • New electric actuator interface
    • Modifications to the projector platform and projector wedges/turret
    • Electric control loaders within the cockpit interface frame
    • Motion platform ballast
  • Performed quasi-static analysis for body acceleration and gravity loading
  • Performed buckling analysis and deflection study
  • Provided global and detailed stress analysis including weld and mechanical joints
  • Developed classical hand analysis of the drawbridge, toe-brake, seat shaker, and main control loader mechanisms

Engineering Design:

  • Provided Detailed design, part and assembly drawings of the:
    • Motion platform ballast
    • Electric actuator system interface
    • Projector support structure
    • Electric control loader interface
    • Electric motion system
    • Drawbridge mechanism system
    • Sub-woofer design platform system
    • Toe-brake system
  • Designed reinforcements as required by analysis
  • Revised system level assembly drawings and bill-of-material
  • Generated an excursion study with new electric motion system
  • Designed the projector ventilation system
  • Designed the projector electronics mounting
  • Designed the parking brake solenoid