Accession Number : AD0896215
Title : Aircraft Drops of Mine, Mk. 45, for Evaluation of Hypocycloidal Parachute XE-29A.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : NAVAL PROVING GROUND DAHLGREN VA
Personal Author(s) : Zentz, B. L.
Report Date : 15 NOV 1950
Pagination or Media Count : 10
Abstract : This is a final report on aircraft drops of Mine, Mk. 45, to determine the maximum launching velocity and the operating characteristics of the parachute packs, XE-29A. It is concluded that the three units tested successfully withstood the opening shock when launched from external suspension at indicated airspeeds up to 400 knots.
Descriptors : (*NAVAL MINES, PARACHUTES), (*PARACHUTES, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), (*AERIAL MINES, PARACHUTES), VELOCITY, ALTITUDE, LAUNCHING, IMPACT SHOCK, NYLON, DAMPING, OSCILLATION, PHOTOGRAPHS.
Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE