Accession Number:

ADA532984

Title:

Monocular Passive Ranging (Project Air Cyclops)

Descriptive Note:

Final technical information memo. 1-23 Sep 2009

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE FLIGHT TEST CENTER EDWARDS AFB CA

Report Date:

2009-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

52.0

Abstract:

This report presents the results of Project Air Cyclops, an evaluation of the Monocular Passive Ranging MPR System capabilities. The overall test objective was to determine the accuracy of the MPR system to estimate range to an afterburning jet plume. Air Force Institute of Technology requested this testing. The USAF Test Pilot School, Class 09A, conducted 2 ground tests totaling 8 hours and 11 flights totaling 11.4 hours at Edwards AFB, CA, from 1 September to 23 September 2009. All ground test objectives were met. The flight test objective was not met.

Subject Categories:

  • Combustion and Ignition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE