Accession Number:

AD0274376

Title:

A CASE STUDY OF SEVERE CLEAR-AIR TURBULENCE

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COLORADO STATE UNIV FORT COLLINS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

On January 19, 1961, 1816 MST January 20, 0116 GCT, a B-52 aircraft was lost in severe clearair turbulence CAT over northwestern New Mexico. The weather conditions in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere at the time of the accident are described. A working hypothesis on the formation of CAT proposed in previous papers is in good agreement with the data presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE