Accession Number:

AD0761127

Title:

Reduction of Reflections from Helicopter Windshields, Rotor Blades and Rotor Hub

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.

Corporate Author:

FRANKLIN INST RESEARCH LABS PHILADELPHIA PA

Report Date:

1973-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

76.0

Abstract:

The report addresses itself to the problem of reducing reflections from helicopters. Specific areas investigated are the windshields, rotor blades and rotor hub assembly. All feasible ideas, however remote, were solicited and considered. Recommendations are divided into general sub-categories for each area and are presented with estimates of their potential effectiveness. The boyd of the report is composed of a technical discussion of every potential solution as well as related precautions to heed and specific evaluations to consider. The references and bibliography provides the reader with an up-to-date comprehensive listing of studies, products and techniques related to the problem of reflected light from helicopters.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE