Accession Number : AD0857025

Title :   Evaluation of Three Types of Airbag Decelerators by Drop Tests.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : WRIGHT AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Madatter, M. C.

Report Date : 11 DEC 1953

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : Comparison tests were conducted between three types of airbag decelerators to determine their relative merits in minimizing landing shock (deceleration) of cargo dropped by parachute. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TACTICAL AIR SUPPORT, CARGO), (*BAGS, INFLATABLE STRUCTURES), (*CARGO, AIR DROP OPERATIONS), (*LANDING IMPACT, SHOCK ABSORBERS), DECELERATION, DROP TESTS, NYLON, VULCANIZATES.

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Machinery and Tools
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE