Accession Number : AD0891984

Title :   Speed Brake System for the BQM-34A Target Drone.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WEAPONS CENTER CHINA LAKE CA

Personal Author(s) : Roper, Phillip W.

Report Date : JAN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : This report describes an aerodynamic speed brake system developed for the BQM-34A target drone. The speed brakes provide the precise and rapid airspeed control necessary for the automatic formation drone control system. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TARGET DRONES, VELOCITY), (*FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS, TARGET DRONES), AERODYNAMICS, GEARS, FLIGHT TESTING, GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, AIRSPEED, COMPUTERS, DATA TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS, AERODYNAMIC LOADING.

Subject Categories : Pilotless Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE