DESIGN OF FIFTH-SCALE REMOTE CONTROL HELICOPTER FOR ROTOR RESEARCH

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$49,953.00
Award Year:
1989
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
10137
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Scientific Computing & Control
Po Box 5440, Huntsville, AL, 35814
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Willy Albanes
(205) 883-1169
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
WE PROPOSE TO PRODUCE A PRELIMINARY DESIGN OF A FIFTH-SCALE REMOTE CONTROL HELICOPTER REPRESENTING A BLACK HAWK OR APACHE. THE DESIGN WILL BE PRODUCED SUCH THAT ROTORS CAN BE EASILY CHANGED FOR ROTOR EMPIRICAL RESEARCH OR TESTING. WE WILL USE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE AVAILABLE HARDWARE AND TECHNIQUES, AND DRAW FROM OUR OWN EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE WITH US ARMY MICOM FIFTH-SCALE REMOTELY PILOTED HELICOPTER DESIGN, AND FROM OUR EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE WITH WIND TUNNEL ANALYSIS AND OPERATIONAL TESTING. THE PRODUCED DESIGN DOCUMENTATION WILL BE EXTENSIVE, ENOUGH TO PERMIT EASY ENTRY INTO PHASE II'S MANUFACTURING PHASE. THE DESIGN WILL BE BASED ALSO ON MODEL ROTOR WIND TUNNEL EVALUATIONS PUBLISHED BY NASA AND ARMY.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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