Accession Number:

AD1104509

Title:

Scaled Composites ARES "MUD FIGHTER" Flight Demonstration Program Continues with 25mm Anti-Armor GAU-12 Firings

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

SCALED COMPOSITES LLC MOJAVE CA MOJAVE United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-12-20

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

ARES, the Scaled Composites multiple mission, composite, airframe, proof of concept demonstration which first flew in February of 1990, has since accumulated in excess of 123 flights, totaling 178 flight hours in the hands of both corporate and DOD pilots. The last 18 flights, during November of this year, were in flight gun tests of the anti-armor 25 mm GAU-12 cannon on both private and U.S. Navy test ranges.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE