Accession Number : AD0101278


Title :   Field Test of Foil Pack In-Flight Feeding System


Descriptive Note : Technical Report,18 Sep 1954,31 Mar 1955


Corporate Author : AIR FORCE AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB United States


Personal Author(s) : Mock,Ronald O ; Taylor,Albert A ; Dyme,Harry C


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/101278.pdf


Report Date : 01 Oct 1955


Pagination or Media Count : 26


Abstract : The Foil Pack In-Flight Feeding System is a method of feeding freshly cooked hot meals aboard aircraft on long flights, A field test of this feeding system was conducted as a joint Air Materiel Command-Air Defense Command-Wright Air Development Center exercise at McClellan Air Force Base, California, The Foil Pack meals were prepared in an Air Force dining hall operated by Air Materiel Command, These meals were served on RC-121 Super-Constellations assigned to the 8th Air Division, Air Defense Command on patrol over the Pacific Ocean from 18 September I954 to 3I March 1955. During this period, a total or 8997 meals were prepared and served. In order to provide an accurate comparison between Foil Pack meals and Precooked Frozen meals, 1671 precooked frozen meals were also issued.


Descriptors :   MILITARY RATIONS , PACKAGING , FOILS(MATERIALS)


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE