Accession Number : ADA294302

Title :   The New ADS-33 Process: Cautions For Implementation,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIV PATUXENT RIVER MD

Personal Author(s) : Kolwey, Herman G.

PDF Url : ADA294302

Report Date : 25 JAN 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This paper presents the author's view that the new ADS-33 test methods must he very carefully applied in practice in order to avoid potential damage or loss of the test aircraft. This opinion comes about after review of several accidents, both fixed and rotary wing, and finding a common thread of frequency related control inputs. A discussion ensued within the AHS Test and Evaluation Committee, bringing forth some seven accidents/incidents involving these these methods. This Technical Note is the final result.

Descriptors :   *AVIATION ACCIDENTS, *ACCIDENT INVESTIGATIONS, FREQUENCY, ROTARY WINGS, AIRCRAFT, DAMAGE, TEST VEHICLES, FIXED WING AIRCRAFT, ACCIDENTS.

Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE