Accession Number : AD0824193

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

Descriptive Note : Periodic rept. no. 5, 1 Aug 66-31 May 67,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR TEST FACILITY LAKEHURST NJ SHIP INSTALLATIONS

Personal Author(s) : Schollenberger, Robert L.

Report Date : 12 DEC 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : The major programs conducted during this reporting period were: installation and test of prototype low-loss launch valves; modification and test of the rotary retraction engine; investigation of the A-7A steam-ingestion problem; and minor component development tests. Two Type I failures (must-stop-to-fix) occurred. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CATAPULTS, STEAM), PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), FAILURE, PRESSURE, ACCELERATION, FAILURE(MECHANICS), STEAM VALVES.

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE