Accession Number : AD0623514


Title :   PRELIMINARY PILOT QUALITATIVE EVALUATION OF THE XV-5A RESEARCH AIRCRAFT


Descriptive Note : Letter rept.


Corporate Author : ARMY AVIATION SYSTEMS TEST ACTIVITY EDWARDS AFB CA


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/623514.pdf


Report Date : 28 Oct 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 48


Abstract : The primary objective of the tests was to investigate those aircraft characteristics directly influenced by the Lift-Fan concept. The report contains the results of the preliminary pilot evaluation of the XV-5A aircraft during the stability and control portion of the U.S. Army flight test program.


Descriptors :   *VERTICAL TAKEOFF AIRCRAFT , FLIGHT TESTING , STABILITY , FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS , LANDING , TURBOJET ENGINES , OPERATION , FANS , RESEARCH AIRCRAFT


Subject Categories : V/STOL


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE