Accession Number:

ADA031899

Title:

Service Test of the Pathfinder Beacon Light.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY AVIATION TEST BOARD FORT RUCKER ALA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-04-24

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

Six beacon lights were operated under various meteorological conditions during the hours of dusk sunset to end evening nautical twilight EENT, dawn begin morning nautical twilight BMNT to sunrise, and darkness EENT to BMNT. The beacons were operated at various heights above the ground using continuous and coded light settings, various color lenses, and shielded light settings. USAAVNTBD personnel observed the beacon lights for approximately 25 flights hours from fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Direction Finding

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE