Accession Number : ADA318114

Title :   Flexible Wing Air Cargo Glider Delivery System,

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : RYAN AERONAUTICAL CO SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Sakamoto, N. ; Cota, G.

PDF Url : ADA318114

Report Date : MAY 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 84

Abstract : The results of a flight test program utilizing a flexible wing air cargo delivery vehicle are presented in this report. The objective of the program was to prove the feasibility of this vehicle for the delivery of cargo in a logistic system. Discussed are performance characteristics and handling qualities of both the towed flexible wing and the tow helicopter.

Descriptors :   *PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), *CARGO, *LOGISTICS, *GLIDERS, *AERIAL DELIVERY, FLIGHT TESTING, QUALITY, HELICOPTERS, HANDLING, WINGS, TOWED VEHICLES.

Subject Categories : Gliders and Parachutes
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE