Engineering Test (Phases B and D) (Product Improvement Test) of UH-1B/ 540 Rotor Helicopter Equipped with T53-L-13 Engine
ARMY AVIATION SYSTEMS TEST ACTIVITY EDWARDS AFB CA
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The ultimate usefulness of the UH-1B540 helicopter could be enhanced by an improvement in the hover and climb capabilities and the capability of the helicopter to reach placard limit airspeeds under a wider variety of ambient condition-gross weight combinations. The decision by the Iroquois Project Manager to install the T53-L-13 in future production UH-1B540 helicopters resulted in the requirement for the test outlined in this test plan.
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