Accession Number : AD0282770

Title :   VERTICAL VELOCITIES OBTAINED FROM AIRCRAFT ACCELEROMETER MEASUREMENTS IN A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

Personal Author(s) : CARLSON,TOBY N. ; GLASS,MORTON

Report Date : MAY 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : A penetrative flight by a T-33 aircraft was made through a large thunderstorm on 26 July 1960 over northern Arizona. From instruments recording airpla e accel r io , gl of t ck pitc a gle, preci e measure (! f / c) yielded a ver ical velocity every 60 ft of flight path. Calculated velocities differed from the true motions by a constant of integration. Evaluating the constant by alternate procedures produced two velocity distributions, differing from each other by a consta t. (Au hor)AD-28277 0N5 ++Vertical velocities obtained from aircraft accelerometer measur ments in severe thunderstorm.

Descriptors :   *CUMULONIMBUS CLOUDS, *GUST LOADS, *JET TRAINING PLANES, *VERTICAL GUST RECORDERS, ACCELEROMETERS, MEASUREMENT, STORMS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE