Accession Number:

AD0784595

Title:

Elastic Pitch Beam Tail Rotor Operational Suitability Investigation

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

KAMAN AEROSPACE CORP BLOOMFIELD CT

Report Date:

1974-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

129.0

Abstract:

Work was performed to ascertain the operational suitability of the 6Elastic Pitch Beam Tail Rotor6 and to select an optimized coating system and leading edge erosion guard. The five basic tasks performed are the following 1 protective coating for the glass reinforced plastic spar GRP. 2 Elastic pitch beam spring rate. 3 Elastic pitch beam fatigue. 4 Erosion protection system. 5 Damage resistance and ballistic damage tolerance.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE