Accession Number:

ADA030549

Title:

Check Test of the CH-1C (Modified YH-41) Helicopter

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY AVIATION BOARD FORT RUCKER AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1959-04-17

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

A check test was conducted to determine whether engineering features incorporated in the CH-1C modified YH-41 Helicopter offer significant advantages which should be considered for incorporation in future Army helicopters. The CH-1C Helicopter, a commercial version of the modified YH-41, was flown by personnel of the US Army Aviation Board, US Army Aviation School, and US Army Transportation Aircraft Test and Support Activity in the vicinity of Fort Rucker, Alabama. The aircraft was flown for 57 hours during a three-week period. During the test period, emphasis was placed upon flight and performance characteristics, manufacturers corrections of the deficiencies noted in this Boards report of service test of the YH-41 Helicopter Project Nr AVN 3057, and the arrangement of the instruments. Maintenance was performed by the manufacturer.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Civilian Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE