Accession Number:

AD0775803

Title:

Helicopter Icing Spray System Qualification

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 13 Apr-5 Jul 1973

Corporate Author:

ARMY AVIATION SYSTEMS TEST ACTIVITY EDWARDS AFB CA

Report Date:

1973-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

90.0

Abstract:

The United States Army Aviation Systems Test Activity conducted an engineering evaluation of the CH-47C helicopter incorporating the icing spray system designed and built by a contractor. The evaluation was conducted during the period 13 April through 5 July 1973 at Edwards Air Force Base, California. The evaluation consisted of handling qualities and water droplet size and distribution calibrations, and involved 38 test flights totaling 27.5 productive flight hours. The CH-47C icing spray system handling qualities were evaluated in the long boom configuration and an attempt was made at evaluation in the short boom configuration.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE