Accession Number:

AD0266319

Title:

TESTS OF AN ARRESTING CABLE POP-UP SYSTEM

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Corporate Author:

RESEARCH INC HOPKINS MINN

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Report Date:

1961-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The aircraft engaging system was installed on a test runway. Engagement tests were conducted with B-47B, F-84G and F -A aircraft. Operational engagements were successfully completed on a break-away hook on the F-84G and F-100A, and on a st ndard arresting hook on the B-47B. Engagements were made at velocities of 11 to 165 knots. Successful emergency e gagements were made on the main wheel struts at velocities of 14 to 143 knots. The equipment and procedures for conducting these tests are described. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE