Accession Number : ADD002561

Title :   External Load Stabilization Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Smith,James H

Report Date : 09 Sep 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The patent relates to an apparatus that improves external load modal damping, provides the pilot command control augmentation of the load, and minimizes pilot induced oscillation, and is universally adaptable to a wide variety of helicopters. The apparatus contemplates rigid pendants which damp load motion in response to a sensor.

Descriptors :   *Helicopters, *Cargo handling, *Load control, *Patents, Load distribution, Stabilization systems, Control systems

Subject Categories : Helicopters

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE