Accession Number : AD0477909


Title :   PRELIMINARY FLIGHT TEST DATA. XH-51A RIGID ROTOR HIGH SPEED FLIGHT PROGRAM


Descriptive Note : Interim report no. 4


Corporate Author : ARMY TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH COMMAND FORT EUSTIS VA


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/477909.pdf


Report Date : Oct 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 30


Abstract : This report summarizes the flight test results of the three-bladed rotor testing on the XH-51A 'rigid rotor' helicopter. The object of this testing was to obtain data on maneuver limits and center-of-gravity offsets needed to proceed with the high speed flight testing of the XH-51A with wing and jet pod installed. A total of 39 flights were made with 11.6 hours of flight time during this testing.


Descriptors :   *HELICOPTERS , FLIGHT TESTING , VIBRATION , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING) , STRESSES , STABILITY


Subject Categories : Aerodynamics
      Helicopters


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE