Accession Number:

AD0611553

Title:

LIMITED SURVEY OF COMMERCIAL JET AIRCRAFT ALTIMETER SYSTEM POSITION ERROR BY PACER WITH TRAILING CONE

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL AVIATION FACILITIES EXPERIMENTAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY NJ EXPERIMENTATION DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

Limited flight tests were conducted using the trailing cone static pressure measuring technique to determine the repeatability of commercial jet aircraft altimeter systems. The maximum difference between the six types tested at 30,000 feet was 500 feet.

Subject Categories:

  • Flight Control and Instrumentation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE