Accession Number : AD0277618

Title :   INVESTIGATION OF PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH ENGINE FAILURE AND HIGH SPEED AUTOROTATION ENTRY OF HSS/HUS HELICOPTERS

Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR TEST CENTER PATUXENT RIVER MD

Personal Author(s) : TAYLOR,F.W. ; WITHERSPOON,B.W.

Report Date : 25 MAY 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : I DENTIFI RS: H licopters H-34, Hovering, Autorotative re-e try, Helicopter collective control, Climbing.An investigation wa made of the stability and control problems associated with engine failure and high speed autorotative entry of model HSS/HUS helicopters. At any condition of high power (climb, OGE hover, high speed flight) immediate pilot reaction is re uired to s tisfactorily enter autorotation. Additional prep redness is also requir d of the pilot during operation at low rotor speed or during operation under turbulent air conditions. Information based on the evaluation is included for i corporation in the Flight Manual. (Author)

Descriptors :   CLIMBING, FAILURE (MECHANICS), FLIGHT SPEEDS, FLIGHT TESTING, HOVERING, LANDING, SIMULATION, TAKEOFF, TURBULENCE

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE