April 1975 Volume 21 Number 4
In this issue:
- Pass In Review
The title, "Pass In Review," is an acronym for Priority Aircraft Subsystem Suitability Intensive Review. This is a special study group established by the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command at the U.S. Army Aviation Center, Ft. Rucker to conduct a user's review and trade off analysis of all subsystems and product improvements applicable to the AH-1 helicopter. The ultimate goal is to determine recommended AH-1 HueyCobra combat configurations.
- CH-47 Modernization Program
In April 1972, the Department of the Army reviewed alternatives available for modernization of the CH-47 inventory. Since the CH-47 (347)was one of the alternatives, DA tasked the Army Material Command to provide analysis and recommendations to include cost, technical feasibility and evaluation of major components that could be applied on separate product improvement programs to the CH-47 aircraft.
- Tilt Rotor Aircraft
More than two decades ago Army aviators, along with Air Force and NASA pilots, evaluated the XV-3 tilt rotor, an aircraft that has both rotary and fixed wing characteristics. The XV-3 uses wing-tip rotors that lift it vertically as a helicopter and then tilt forward to provide propulsion as a fixed wing aircraft.
- Honduras Disaster Relief Operation
On September 18, 1974, Hurricane Fifi struck northern Honduras; the torrential rains in her wake inundated the major agricultural areas. It is estimated that several thousand people died, and more than 25,000 were left homeless and without food or drinking water.
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