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Author: Diane Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: handbook, helicopter, basic
Number of Pages: 120
Published: 1995-07
ISBN-10: 0788119796
ISBN-13: 9780788119798

Technical manual for applicants who are preparing for their private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter rating. Also could be aid in training students. Contains detailed coverage of helicopter aerodynamics, performance, and flight performance. Includes items such as weather, navigation, radio navigation, and communications. 81 charts and tables.

Author: Michael J. Sullivan (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: presidential, helicopter, program, practices, learned, acquisitions, applications, lessons, defense
Number of Pages: 17
Published: 2011-06-01
ISBN-10: 1437983596
ISBN-13: 9781437983593

In June 2009, following the expenditure of close to $3 billion, the DoD terminated the Navy's VH-71 presidential helicopter acquisition program and contract because of cost growth, schedule delays, and projected system performance. The Presidential Helicopter VXX program is a successor Navy program to the terminated VH-71 program acquisition and has been initiated to develop aircraft to replace the current, aging presidential helicopter fleet. This report discusses: (1) major lessons learned from the terminated VH-71 program that should be applied to the follow-on VXX program; and (2) the curr

Author: Barbara J. Cart
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: fratricide, incident, helicopter, apache, desert, storm, operation
Number of Pages: 101
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788141155
ISBN-13: 9780788141157

On Feb. 7, 1991, during Operation Desert Storm, a Bradley & an M113 were destroyed by 2 Hellfire missiles fired from an Apache helicopter. Two U.S. soldiers were killed, & 6 others were wounded in the incident. This report provides a detailed discussion of the incident, including related events & factors that contributed to it, & an analysis of the U.S. Army's investigation of the incident. It addresses: whether equipment failure caused the incident, the Apaches' performance, & whether the name of the Apache gunner was improperly released to the press.

Author: Frances M. Lussier
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: helicopter, programs, army, states, united, analysis
Number of Pages: 99
Published: 1996-03-01
ISBN-10: 078812756X
ISBN-13: 9780788127564

Examines four alternatives for modernizing the Army's helicopters & compares the costs & benefits of each alternative with the Army's plan for its helicopter fleet. Alternatives include: retain a smaller Comanche program, buy improved Kiowa warriors, & extend the life of the Hueys; continue to buy helicopters currently in production; buy improved Kiowa Warriors & new utility helicopters; & retain & modernize helicopters in the Army's inventory. Appendix includes the Aviation Force Structure. 50 charts & tables.

Author: Herbert H. Bateman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: armed, services, house, representatives, committee, hearing, army, apache, helicopter, fleet, readiness
Number of Pages: 51
Published: 1999-02-01
ISBN-10: 075670958X
ISBN-13: 9780756709587

Hearing held by the Military Readiness Subcommittee. Witnesses include: Herbert Bateman, a Representative from Virginia, Chairman, Military Readiness Subcommittee; Solomon P. Ortiz, a Representative from Texas, Ranking Member, Military Readiness Subcommittee; Col. Howard T. Bramblett, Program Manager, AH-64 Apache Helicopter; Brig. Gen. Richard A. Cody, Director, Operations, Readiness and Mobilization, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans, U.S. Army; and Col. Oliver H. Hunter, IV, Commander, 11th Aviation Regiment, Illieshiem, Germany.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: hub, forward, flight, rotor, helicopter, velocity, measurements, model, unsteady
Number of Pages: 248
ISBN-10: 1428916601
ISBN-13: 9781428916609

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: lag, torsion, main, rotor, flap, single, dynamic, helicopter, mathematical, model, flight
Number of Pages: 118
ISBN-10: 1428916784
ISBN-13: 9781428916784
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