Accession Number : AD0488735

Title :   COMPONENT EVALUATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE TC13 STEAM CATAPULT.

Descriptive Note : Periodic rept. no. 3, 1 Oct 65-3 Apr 66,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR TEST FACILITY LAKEHURST NJ SHIP INSTALLATIONS

Personal Author(s) : Sorrentino, Robert L.

Report Date : 08 SEP 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Emphasis is placed on the calibration of the catapult after the installation of new steam accumulators and continued development testing of a modified rotary-retraction engine. Solutions to problems encountered with the new steam accumulators and associated equipment are also described. A brief discussion of tests of U. S. Army air-transportable fuel containers is presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CATAPULTS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), NAVAL AIRCRAFT, LAUNCHING, CALIBRATION, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, CHECK VALVES, HYDRAULIC VALVES, STEAM PIPES, STEAM CONDENSERS, STEAM VALVES, GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, AIR TRANSPORTATION, FUELS, CONTAINERS, TEST METHODS.

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Non-electrical Energy Conversion

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE