Accession Number:

ADA156842

Title:

The Quest for a Helicopter Suitable for Combat Rescue, 1967-1983.

Descriptive Note:

Student rept.,

Corporate Author:

AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

This paper provides a concise, historical perspective of the quest for a helicopter suitable for combat rescue. Concentrating on the period 1967-1983, this report looks at the historical development, roles and missions, and analyzes the selection process of four different combat rescue helicopters. The study concludes that the unique mission requirements of combat rescue require aircraft designed from the ground on as pure rescue helicopters. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE