X-Wing 25 Foot Diameter Lockheed Model Whirl Test Report.
Rept. for Feb-Oct 82,
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP STRATFORD CT SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT DIV
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This test on the Lockheed designed 25 foot diameter X-Wing rotor had four purposes 1 to expand the operating envelope to tip speeds of 700 ftsec. and CTo of .20 2 to investigate track and balance sensitivities 3 to evaluate the control system response characteristics at the higher disc loading 4 to correlate CCHAP and CRUISE 4 analytical predictions with test data and 5 to evaluate downwash on the close proximity fuselage.