Accession Number:

AD0742891

Title:

Aerodynamic Tests of an Operational OH-6A Helicopter in the Ames 40 FT X 80 Ft Wind Tunnel

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jun 1966-May 1970

Corporate Author:

HUGHES TOOL CO CULVER CITY CA AIRCRAFTDIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

150.0

Abstract:

The report presents a comparative evaluation of the aerodynamic characteristics of an operational OH-6A helicopter as obtained from wind tunnel tests performed in the NASA-Ames 40X80 foot wind tunnel, flight tests, and digital computer studies. The objectives were Explore helicopter and rotor component stability derivatives and performance Simulate use of increased solidity by conducting a portion of the wind tunnel tests at values of thrust corresponding to approximately one-half flight values Conduct analytical studies involving use of digital computing techniques Measurement of rotor blade and rotor mast moments.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE