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