Accession Number:

ADA073159

Title:

Feasibility Tests of Use of the Tri Turbo-3 Aircraft for Arctic AXBT Drops.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.,

Corporate Author:

POLAR RESEARCH LAB INC SANTA BARBARA CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-07-25

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Field feasibility trials of the new Arctic Tri Turbo-3 Aircraft were conducted as part of ONRs Arctic East Program in the Eurasian Basin. One of these trials was a test of its usefulness to collecct temperature profiling data in the Greenland-Svalbard Strait in support of underwater acoustics studies. This report describes the aircraft facilities, dropping techniques and results of trial drops. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Transport Aircraft
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE