Accession Number : AD0634765

Title :   PROCEEDINGS, AFCRL SCIENTIFIC BALLOON WORKSHOP, 1965.

Descriptive Note : Special repts.,

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

Personal Author(s) : Korn,Arthur O. , Jr

Report Date : MAY 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 116

Abstract : The AFCRL Scientific Balloon Workshop was held in September 1965 for the purpose of exchanging information on recent developments in balloon materials, designs, launching techniques, and flight control. In addition to informal meetings of small groups and panel discussions, 13 prepared talks were presented, of which 10 are contained herein. Subjects include: analyses of flight statistics, Strato-Film flight results, methods for testing balloon materials, creep failure theory, tandem balloon systems, and balloon recovery systems. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BALLOONS, SYMPOSIA), REPORTS, POLYETHYLENE PLASTICS, POLYESTER PLASTICS, FILMS, REINFORCING MATERIALS, ABSTRACTS, FLIGHT, WIND, MATERIALS, RECOVERY, TRACKING, CREEP, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)

Subject Categories : Lighter-than-air Aircraft
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE