Accession Number : AD0478336

Title :   SERVICE TEST OF LIGHT, GLIDE ANGLE INDICATOR, UNDER ARCTIC WINTER CONDITIONS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 14 Nov 64-1 Mar 65.

Corporate Author : ARMY ARCTIC TEST CENTER FORT GREELY ALASKA

Report Date : 25 APR 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : A service test was conducted on the Light, Glide Angle Indicator by the U. S. Army Arctic Test Center at Fort Greely, Alaska, from 14 November to 1 March 1965. The test indicator met all of the military characteristics with exception of weighing 1 1/2 pounds over the requirement of 25 lbs. No deficiencies were encountered. It is concluded and then recommended that the Light, Glide Angle Indicator be considered suitable for Army use under arctic winter conditions and as many shortcomings as possible, be corrected. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS, GLIDE PATH SYSTEMS), COLD WEATHER TESTS, ARMY EQUIPMENT, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, BATTERY COMPONENTS, ELECTRIC BATTERIES, TEMPERATURE, SAFETY, WEIGHT, POLAR REGIONS

Subject Categories : Flight Control and Instrumentation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE