Accession Number:

AD0643594

Title:

SOVIET HELICOPTER CONSTRUCTION,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-11-21

Pagination or Media Count:

172.0

Abstract:

The book concerns the history of helicopter design and construction in general and Soviet helicopters in particular, divided into a number of stages. During the description of each stage a short survey of the stage of foreign helicopter construction is also given. Also, all Soviet experiments on autogyros are described. Classifications of presently used helicopters and a short survey of the basic technical problems of contemporary helicopter construction are given in the book. Some biographical data of the Soviet helicopter pioneers are given. The author is one of the pioneers of Soviet helicopter design.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • VSTOL

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE