Accession Number:

AD0737377

Title:

Flight Investigation of the Optimum Energy Flight Path of an F-8D Airplane.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AIR TEST CENTER PATUXENT RIVER MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-02-04

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

A thirteen flight program was conducted to determine a minimum time optimum energy flight path schedule for a test F-8D airplane and to provide data for a comparison of the time required to achieve equivalent supersonic energy levels when utilizing this schedule and two other pre-determined flight path schedules. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE