Roll Utilization of an F-100A Airplane During Service Operational Flying
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC
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As a means of evaluating the roll utilization of a fighter airplane capable of supersonic speeds, an instrumented North American F-100A fighter airplane was flown by U. S. Air Force pilots at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., during 20 hours of service operational flying. Mach numbers up to 1.22 and altitudes up to 50,000 feet were realized in this investigation.