Accession Number:

ADB004597

Title:

Air Force Flight Evaluation (Systems) of the A-10A Prototype Aircraft

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE FLIGHT TEST CENTER EDWARDS AFB CA

Report Date:

1973-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

221.0

Abstract:

This report presents results of the systems evaluation portion of the A-10A prototype Air Force Flight Evaluation. The A-10A weapon system, as tested by the AFFTC, demonstrated or exhibited the potential for acceptable subsystem performance for conduct of the close air support mission. There were many features that were outstanding, or enhanced the aircrafts capability to perform its design mission. These included bombing and strafing accuracy, armament control, cockpit visibility, auxiliary power unit, and maintainability.

Subject Categories:

  • Bombers
  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE