Accession Number : ADD006501

Title :   Helicopter Performance Calculator.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Arents,Donald

Report Date : 15 Feb 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : A specialized electronic calculator for providing to helicopter pilots an immediate computation and readout of the helicopter's hover performance capability. The invention provides helicopter pilots with the power available and the maximum gross weight which the helicopter is able to hover simply by keying into the calculator the outside air temperature and the pressure altitude. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Calculators, Pilots, Hovering, Helicopters, Performance(Engineering), Microprocessors, Weight, Atmospheric temperature, Altitude, Barometric pressure

Subject Categories : Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE