Accession Number : ADA258873


Title :   Carrier Landing Parameters from Survey 45, Fleet and Training Command Aircraft Landing Aboard USS ENTERPRISE CVN-65 (Main Text and Appendix A)


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER WARMINSTER PA AIR VEHICLE AND CREW SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY DEPT


Personal Author(s) : Micklos, Richard P


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a258873.pdf


Report Date : 01 Dec 1991


Pagination or Media Count : 386


Abstract : A photograph landing loads survey which recorded both day and night carrier landing operations, was performed aboard the USS Enterprise CVN-65 operating off the west coast of the United States. Over 900 day and 500 night landings of various fleet carrier aircraft were recorded, analyzed and statistical distribution of landing parameters generated. An additional 1000 day landing of Training Command Aircraft are included in this report. Aircraft Landing Parameter, Approach Speed, Engaging Speed, Glideslope Angle.


Descriptors :   *CARRIER LANDINGS , *STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTIONS , VELOCITY , ANGLES , FLIGHT MANEUVERS , PHOTOGRAPHS , GLIDE SLOPE , NIGHT LANDINGS , APPROACH , AIRCRAFT LANDINGS , PARAMETERS , SURVEYS , OPERATION


Subject Categories : Aerodynamics
      Military Aircraft Operations
      Training Aircraft


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE