Accession Number : AD0447839


Title :   XV-5A LIFT FAN FLIGHT RESEARCH AIRCRAFT


Descriptive Note : Quarterly Technical progress rept. no. 9, 16 Nov 1963-15 Feb 1964


Corporate Author : GENERAL ELECTRIC CO CINCINNATI OH


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/447839.pdf


Report Date : Apr 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 22


Abstract : During the ninth quarter (November 16, 1963 to February 15, 1963) progress under the propulsion system program included: (1) seven technical program reports completed and transmitted to TRECOM with the remaining data necessary for low speed flight clearance nearing completion; (2) revision to maintenance manual completed; (3) propulsion system spare parts, quantities, price control, and authority for use established with TRECOM; (4) spare J85 engines, one lift fan, one pitch fan, plus engine and fan spare components packaged for shipment to Edwards; (5) provided propulsion system support during aircraft ground tests; and (6) preparation for full scale wind tunnel test was completed in terms of detail test plan, instrumentation, test fixtures, and data reduction program.


Descriptors :   *VERTICAL TAKEOFF AIRCRAFT , MODEL TESTS , EJECTION SEATS , RESEARCH MANAGEMENT , DUCTED FANS , TURBOJET ENGINES , GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT , RESEARCH AIRCRAFT


Subject Categories : V/STOL


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE