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
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