Accession Number:

ADA029269

Title:

Development and Evaluation of a Parachute Recovery System for the B-1 Aircraft Flight Data Recorder.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Mar-Jun 74,

Corporate Author:

AERONAUTICAL SYSTEMS DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

55.0

Abstract:

Evaluation of a contractor designed parachute recovery system for the B-1 Crash Data RecorderCrash Position Indicator CDRCPI resulted in a 45-inch diameter solid flat canopy design effort by the ASD Parachute Branch at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. The recovery system performance was evaluated through a series of static deployment tests, low speed helicopter airdrop tests at Wright-Patterson AFB, and high speed deployment tests conducted at the Whirl Tower Facility located at the National Parachute Test Range, El Centro, California.

Subject Categories:

  • Gliders and Parachutes
  • Flight Control and Instrumentation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE