Accession Number:

ADA109870

Title:

Worldwide Paradrop Climatology - North America, Hawaiian Islands, and Latin America.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS CENTER SCOTT AFB IL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

845.0

Abstract:

This study gives probability of occurrence of simultaneous ceiling cig, visibility vsby, surface andwind classes for the following paradrop types at selected worldwide locations 1 High altitude Low OpeningMilitary Freefall Cig 2500 ft or higher, vsby 5 mi 8000 m or greater, winds 13 kt or less. 2 Personnel and Container Delivery System Cig 1500 ft or higher, vsby 3 mi 4800 m or greater, winds 13 kt or less. 3 Equipment Cig and vsby as in 2, winds 17 kt or less. 4 Container Delivery System Cig and vsby as in 2, winds 20 kt or less. 5 Training Bunles Cig and vsby as in 2, winds 25 kt or less. Winds include gusts. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE