Accession Number:

AD0621893

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. no. 9.

Corporate Author:

ARMY TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH COMMAND FORT EUSTIS VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

The report summarizes the flight test results of XH-51A compound helicopter testing. For this program, an XH-51A helicopter was modified to incorporate a wing and a J-60 auxiliary jet engine. The purpose of this phase was to obtain flight test data on performance, stability, maneuverability, critical stresses and vibration at speeds up to an objective of 200 knots. The data included present the results in these areas at speeds up to a level flight true airspeed of 210 knots.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE