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