Accession Number:

AD0891263

Title:

Category II Arctic Tests of the HH-53C Helicopter.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 5 Jan-26 Feb 71,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE FLIGHT TEST CENTER EDWARDS AFB CA

Report Date:

1971-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

84.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the arctic test was to determine the adequacy of the HH-53C, systems and components during operation after extended soaks in an arctic environment. Specific test objectives were to 1 Determine the adequacy of the HH-53C systems components and ground equipment for operation in accordance with AFR 80-31 and as specified in the aircraft model specification 2 Determine human requirements, i.e., the requirements for men to maintain and fly the aircraft in an arctic environment 3 Verify and amplify the results of the Climatic Laboratory tests as well as to determine additional deficiencies revealed by the increased operational capability over that available in the Climatic Laboratory 4 Test modifications, fixes, procedures, etc., determined from the Climatic Laboratory tests 5 Determine the cold weather operating procedures to be included in the Flight Manual and 6 Compile environmental data for future fixes, modifications, and design purposes.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE