Accession Number:

ADA318114

Title:

Flexible Wing Air Cargo Glider Delivery System,

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

RYAN AERONAUTICAL CO SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

84.0

Abstract:

The results of a flight test program utilizing a flexible wing air cargo delivery vehicle are presented in this report. The objective of the program was to prove the feasibility of this vehicle for the delivery of cargo in a logistic system. Discussed are performance characteristics and handling qualities of both the towed flexible wing and the tow helicopter.

Subject Categories:

  • Gliders and Parachutes
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE