Accession Number:

AD0257074

Title:

CATEGORY II HIGH TEMPERATURE EVALUATION OF A T-38 AIRCRAFT

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AERONAUTICAL SYSTEMS DIV WRIGHT FIELD OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

103.0

Abstract:

The T-38A aircraft was subjected to flight and static tests at ambient temperatures up to 115 F at the El Centro Naval Auxiliary Landing Field, California. No serious deficiencies were encountered. The cockpit temperatures were unsatisfactory however, the refrigeration package in the test aircraft was not a production unit and is to be replaced by a more efficient unit in the production aircraft. Tests proved maintenance of the aircraft in a desert climate presents no unusual problem, but strict adherence to operational procedures, as affected by high temperatures, is necessary.

Subject Categories:

  • Transport Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE