Accession Number:

AD0901787

Title:

Tail Rotor Performance and Translational Flight Handling Qualities Tests UH-1H Helicopter

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 11 Jun-9 Aug 1971

Corporate Author:

ARMY AVIATION SYSTEMS TEST ACTIVITY EDWARDS AFB CA

Report Date:

1972-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

144.0

Abstract:

Engineering flight tests were conducted on the UH-1H helicopter to evaluate the performance and handling qualities during hover, translational flight, and forward flight. Tests were conducted in California at Edwards Air Force Base and at test sites near Bishop during the period 13 July to 9 August 1971. The UH-1H helicopter is being purchased by the US Air Force to perform search and rescue missions. Selected performance parameters and handling qualities were quantitatively and qualitatively evaluated.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Helicopters

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE