Accession Number : AD0737377
Title : Flight Investigation of the Optimum Energy Flight Path of an F-8D Airplane.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR TEST CENTER PATUXENT RIVER MD
Personal Author(s) : Bryan, F. T. ; Allison, W. A.
Report Date : 04 FEB 1972
Pagination or Media Count : 22
Abstract : A thirteen flight program was conducted to determine a minimum time optimum energy flight path schedule for a test F-8D airplane and to provide data for a comparison of the time required to achieve equivalent supersonic energy levels when utilizing this schedule and two other pre-determined flight path schedules. (Author)
Descriptors : *FLIGHT PATHS, *JET FIGHTERS, ENERGY MANAGEMENT, OPTIMIZATION, FLIGHT TESTING, SCHEDULING.
Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE