Accession Number : AD0859715

Title :   Analysis of a Forward-Firing Flexible Gun System in Air-to-Air Combat.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Koester, Allen R.

Report Date : JUN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 101

Abstract : An analytical study was made on the kinematics of a rotating forward-firing gun system on a high-speed fighter aircraft in aerial combat. Gun flexibility was limited to positive elevation only. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*JET FIGHTERS, AERIAL WARFARE), (*AIRCRAFT GUNS, KINEMATICS), MATHEMATICAL MODELS, VELOCITY, ROTATION, ELEVATING GEAR, RANGE(DISTANCE), ACCELERATION, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, AIRCRAFT FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS, THESES.

Subject Categories : Attack and Fighter Aircraft
      Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE