Accession Number:

ADA030738

Title:

Report of Evaluation of the McDonnell Model 120 Flying Crane

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY AVIATION BOARD FORT RUCKER AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1960-05-27

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The McDonnell Model 120 Flying Crane was flown for 2.8 flight hours on 1 December 1959 at Smartt Field, St. Louis, Missouri, by US Army Aviation Board personnel. Maneuvers performed included takeoffs to a hover, hovering flight, sideward and rearward flights, takeoffs from a hover, climbs, descents, 360-degree pedal turns, running landings, landing from a hover, autorotations with power recoveries, and the transporting of external loads.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • Transport Aircraft
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE