Accession Number : AD0474204


Title :   AIRCRAFT LAUNCH ACCESSORY COMPATIBILITY WITH CE1 MOD 3 SHORT AIRFIELD FOR TACTICAL SUPPORT CATAPULT.


Descriptive Note : Progress rept. no. 1, 3 Jun-5 Nov 65,


Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR TEST FACILITY LAKEHURST NJ SHIP INSTALLATIONS


Personal Author(s) : Cruz, J E


Report Date : 17 Nov 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 64


Abstract : This report presents the current status of a continuing evaluation of aircraft launch accessories necessary for launching A-4B/E, F-8A/C/D/E, F-4A/B, and A-6A aircraft with the CE1 Mod 3 SATS catapult. Launch accessories are considered to be bridles/pendants, nose-strut clamps, holdback assemblies, tension bars, etc. Data on main wheel/nosewheel clearances with various deck and launch dolly obstructions, service life of various components, and recommendations for remedial action on several functional deficiencies are noted. (Author)


Descriptors :   *JET FIGHTERS , *ATTACK BOMBERS , TAKEOFF , TAKEOFF , NAVAL AIRCRAFT , CATAPULTS , LANDING FIELDS , COMPATIBILITY , NAVAL AIRCRAFT , JET BOMBERS , LAUNCHING , TEST METHODS , TACTICAL WARFARE


Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE