Accession Number:

AD0477910

Title:

PRELIMINARY FLIGHT TEST DATA. XH-51A RIGID ROTOR HIGH SPEED FLIGHT PROGRAM

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. no. 7

Corporate Author:

ARMY TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH COMMAND FORT EUSTIS VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

This report summarizes the flight test results of the Phase III four- bladed rotor testing on the XH-51A rigid rotor helicopter. The object of Phase III was to evaluate the four-blade rotor in comparison with the three-blade rotor. Ground tests commenced on 13 July 1964 with the first flight on 21 July 1964. The phase was terminated on 3 October 1964 after 49 flights and 14.9 flight hours.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Helicopters

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE