WIND ANALYSIS OF CDS TEST DATA.
TACTICAL AIRLIFT CENTER POPE AFB N C OFFICE OF OPERATIONS ANALYSIS
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In the process of testing the Offset Tracking Device as to its effectiveness in delivering a parachute load to a desired impact point, relative to the effectiveness of the presently used visual method, 80 CDS test drops were made from 600 feet. This wind analysis has two primary objectives 1 To determine what perturbations or modifications of the Doppler wind velocity and direction as recorded at load exit would have been at least as effective as the actual wind correction used by the individual navigators. 2 To determine the effect of substituting widely varying wind corrections perturbations of Doppler wind at altitude in place of the navigators wind correction, or miss distance from desired impact point.
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