Accession Number:

AD0673118

Title:

DEVELOPMENT OF A PAINT SCHEME FOR INCREASING HELICOPTER CONSPICUITY

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY AEROMEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT FORT RUCKER AL

Report Date:

1967-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

Six paint designs were applied to top surfaces of helicopter rotors to assess value as an aid to conspicuity. Stimuli were presented to 40 aviators by the method of pair comparisons in actual flight tests and rankings were obtained. Data analysis indicated as first choice a scheme incorporating gloss white, fluorescent red-orange, and black.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE