1992-04-01

Low-Cost Approaches to Proving of High-Risk Fast VTOL Designs 920989

A September 1991 industry-government workshop was held under the auspices of the United States Army Research Office. This meeting, together with some subsequent discussions, examined impediments and opportunities relating to new, versatile, high-performance vertical aircraft for Army or other users. It was concluded that the technology elements that could enable free-wheeling yet economical flight proofing of risky design concepts, without jeopardizing human life, are generally available.

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