ENGINE AND WHIRL TESTS, XV-9A HOT CYCLE RESEARCH AIRCRAFT
HUGHES TOOL CO CULVER CITY CA AIRCRAFTDIV
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A summary of engine and whirl testing of the rotor and power module portion of the XV-9A is presented. The results of engine testing include operation of two gas generators into a common exhaust duct with transient power conditions. Rotor whirl test results of the hot cycle rotor used on the XV-9A are reported and include functional check-out, performance evaluation and structural evaluation. Results of testing of a jet-reaction yaw control valve are included.
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