Accession Number:

ADA065010

Title:

OH-58 Composite Main Rotor Blade Preliminary Design Investigation

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

BOEING VERTOL CO PHILADELPHIA PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

241.0

Abstract:

This report presents the results of a design study to replace the existing OH-58 CA Main Rotor Blade with a Composite Rotor Blade. The effort consisted of a trade study phase and a preliminary design phase. The composite construction rotor blade defined in this report in whole or in part meets the defined improvement objectives in the areas of life cycle cost, performance, reliability and maintainability, radar reflectivity, and ballistic survivability.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE