Accession Number : AD0887506

Title :   A-37B Elevator Trim Tab Test and Variable Bobweight Flying Qualities Evaluation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE FLIGHT TEST CENTER EDWARDS AFB CA

Personal Author(s) : Jarrett, Walter T. ; McDowell, Edward D., Jr

Report Date : MAY 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : The purpose of this test program was to determine the maximum aircraft nosedown trim tab required for the A-37B aircraft and to compare the handling qualities with the variable bobweight connected and disconnected from the flight control system.

Descriptors :   (*ATTACK BOMBERS, TRIM TABS), ELEVATORS, FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS, CONTROL STICKS, CENTER OF GRAVITY, LOADS(FORCES), AERODYNAMIC LOADING, PITCH(MOTION), LEVEL FLIGHT, MANEUVERABILITY, JET BOMBERS, EXTERNAL STORES, AIRCRAFT PROTUBERANCES, BOMBS, GENERAL PURPOSE BOMBS, HANDLING.

Subject Categories : Aerodynamics
      Bombers
      Attack and Fighter Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE