Accession Number:

AD0609366

Title:

OPERATIONAL TEST AND EVALUATION OF C-119, ALAMO SLING SHOT AERIAL DELIVERY SYSTEM.

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TACTICAL AIR COMMAND LANGLEY AFB VA

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Report Date:

1964-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

84.0

Abstract:

The objective of this operational test was to evaluate the capability, suitability, and training requirements of the Alamo Sling-Shot System for aerial delivery from C-119 aircraft. It was determined that C-119 airdrop capability was greatly improved by use of the Alamo Sling-Shot System, due to a vast improvement in airdrop accuracy, reliability, ease of loading, rigging, versatility, and minimum aircrew training required to obtain proficiency. It is recommended that the Alamo Sling-Shot System be approved for operational use in airdropping A-22 containers and other similar loads for which rigging procedures have been established. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE