Army Preliminary Evaluation II, YO-3A Airplane
ARMY AVIATION SYSTEMS TEST ACTIVITY EDWARDS AFB CA
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A second Army Preliminary Evaluation APE II of the YO-3A airplane was conducted from 2 through 6 February 1970. Nine test flights encompassing 6 flight hours were conducted from Crows Landing Naval Auxiliary Landing Field, California. Several simulated mission profiles were flown during day and night visual-flight-rule operations to determine if certain deficiencies and shortcomings found during APE I had been adequately corrected by the contractor. Additionally, personnel from the US Army Electronics Command and Night Vision Laboratory conducted an evaluation of the airplane mission equipment.
- Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft