Accession Number:

ADA018420

Title:

Army Preliminary Evaluation YAH-1R Improved Cobra Agility and Maneuverability Helicopter.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 17 Feb-7 Mar 1975

Corporate Author:

ARMY AVIATION ENGINEERING FLIGHT ACTIVITY EDWARDS AFB CA

Report Date:

1975-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

134.0

Abstract:

The United States Army Aviation Engineering Flight Activity conducted in 1975 on preliminary evaluation of the improved Cobra agility and maneuverability helicopter, designated the YAH-1R. During the test, 17 flights were flown for a total of 20.0 flight hours, 12.9 of which were productive. Testing was limited to an evaluation of aircraft handling qualities with emphasis on low-speed flight characteristics at gross weights of approximately 10,000 pounds. Numerous recommendations are made concerning improvement to the power management system of the YAH-1R helicopter. A total of 15 shortcomings were identified.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE