Flight tests of a man standing on a platform supported by a teetering rotor

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Report presenting a series of flight tests to determine the flying qualities of a man standing on a platform supported by a teetering rotor. The machine was tested with a free-teetering rotor, a spring-restrained rotor, and a rotor and foot platform isolated from the framework by rubber connections. Results of the different configurations during indoor and outdoor flights are presented.

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Hill, Paul R. & Kennedy, T. L. March 24, 1954.

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  • Main Title: Flight tests of a man standing on a platform supported by a teetering rotor
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Report presenting a series of flight tests to determine the flying qualities of a man standing on a platform supported by a teetering rotor. The machine was tested with a free-teetering rotor, a spring-restrained rotor, and a rotor and foot platform isolated from the framework by rubber connections. Results of the different configurations during indoor and outdoor flights are presented.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R17404
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930088114 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-L54B12a
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930088114
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc60166

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  • March 24, 1954

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Hill, Paul R. & Kennedy, T. L. Flight tests of a man standing on a platform supported by a teetering rotor, report, March 24, 1954; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc60166/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.