Accession Number : AD0277970

Title :   STUDY ON REQUIREMENTS FOR INCREASED HORSEPOWER IN STANDARD A RECONNAISSANCE HELICOPTERS

Corporate Author : ARMY AVIATION SCHOOL FORT RUCKER AL

Report Date : 09 JUL 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : DESCRIPTORS: *Helicopter engines, Helicopters, Aerial reconnaissance, Reconnaissance planes, Power, Stability, Control, Military requirements. Identifiers: Helicopters Bell-57, Helicopters H-13, Helicopters H23, Reciprocating engines 0-540, Reciprocating engines Franklin 6VS-335, Reciprocating engines 0-435.An evaluation of an H-23D-1 and an H23D-2 helicopter was conducted to determine: the suitability of the helicopters for use as Army observation helicopters; the desirability of remanufacturing current inventories of H-23's to accommodate the TVO-435 (supercharged) engine or a VO-540 engine with dual carburetion and highdomed pistons; and the capability of each helicopter to perform as an improved Army observation helicopter when compared to similar Bell H-13 helicopters. (Author)

Descriptors :   AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE, CONTROL, HELICOPTER ENGINES, POWER, RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT, STABILITY.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE