Accession Number:

ADA058004

Title:

Integration of Air Cushion Landing System Technology into the JINDIVIK Remotely Piloted Vehicle.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Apr 75-Jan 77,

Corporate Author:

BOEING AEROSPACE CO SEATTLE WASH

Report Date:

1978-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

310.0

Abstract:

Studies have been conducted on an Air Cushion Landing System for the Australian Jindivik target drone aircraft. Analyses are presented of the airflow and yaw thruster control systems, and the vehicle stability with a deployed recovery trunk is assessed. The vehicle touchdown and slideout on a recovery trunk are presented, and the design of an improved retentionrelease system is shown. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE