Accession Number : AD0427843


Title :   EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION TO DETERMINE THE INFLUENCE OF AIR-FRAME GEOMETRY IN ALLEVIATION OF OPERATIONAL PROBLEMS DUE TO DOWNWASH EFFECTS ON VTOL AIRCRAFT.


Descriptive Note : Progress rept. for Feb 63,


Corporate Author : KELLETT AIRCRAFT CORP PHILADELPHIA PA


Personal Author(s) : Meeks,Fred K


Report Date : 22 Mar 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 6


Abstract : An administrative report is made of model tests of the effect of sand ingestion on gas turbine compressor blades. (Author)


Descriptors :   *VERTICAL TAKEOFF AIRCRAFT , DOWNWASH , GAS TURBINES , AIRCRAFT ENGINES , HELICOPTER ENGINES , TURBINE BLADES , SAND , EROSION , MODEL TESTS , TEST FACILITIES , DUCT INLETS , INGESTION(ENGINES) , COMPRESSOR BLADES , DAMAGE


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE