Engineering Flight Test of the AH-1G Helicopter Hueycobra. Phase B. Part 2
Final rept. Sep 1967-May 1969
ARMY AVIATION SYSTEMS TEST ACTIVITY EDWARDS AFB CA
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Part 2 of the AH-1G helicopter Phase B test was conducted at Bell Helicopter Company, Fort Worth Texas, from 8 September to 26 September 1967 by the US Army Aviation Systems Test Activity, Edwards AFB, California. Part 2 comprised the Phase B testing of the basic configuration XM-157 rocket launcher outboard on each wing. Earlier tests Phase B, Part 1 were of the Scout XM- 157 outboard, XM-18 inboard each wing and Hog two XM-159 rocket launchers on each wing configurations. The prototype aircraft for this test was similar to the one previously tested. This test emphasized stability and control testing in the basic configuration.