Accession Number : AD0430755

Title :   REPORT ON LOW LEVEL BALLOON PILOT TRAINING AND QUALIFICATION FLIGHTS,

Corporate Author : WINZEN RESEARCH INC MINNEAPOLIS MINN

Personal Author(s) : Nelson,J. R.

Report Date : 14 FEB 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 51

Abstract : A series of low level balloon pilot training flights were conducted for the U.S. Naval Missile Center and the Office of Naval Research. The objective of the program was to qualify and obtain FAA Licenses for Navy personnel as free balloon pilots. The operation was conducted in the Minneapolis area between 15 May and 30 May 1963. Three flights were conducted using the Winzen Research Inc. Skycar II and one operation using one man jump balloon harness and seat. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PILOTS, FLIGHT TESTING), (*BALLOONS, TRAINING), (*PILOTS, BALLOONS), BALLOON EQUIPMENT, NAVAL PERSONNEL, NAVAL AVIATION, OPERATION, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), SAFETY BELTS, PILOT SEATS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE