Accession Number:

ADA025346

Title:

Analysis and Design of an Electro-Mechanical Optical Landing System for Helicopters at Night in Varying Sea States,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AIR ENGINEERING CENTER LAKEHURST NJ SHIP AND SHORE INSTALLATIONS ENGINE ERING DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-05-27

Pagination or Media Count:

110.0

Abstract:

This paper contains an analysis and design of an optical landing system for landing helicopters on small ships at night in heavy seas. The work involves analyzing an existing landing light and ship motions. From this analysis a platform capable of stabilizing the landing light was designed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Air Navigation and Guidance
  • Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE