Author Topic: Hughes AH-7A Monache, South Vietnam, 1966 - WIP  (Read 3551 times)

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Re: Hughes AH-7A Monache, South Vietnam, 1966 - WIP
« Reply #15 on: February 07, 2015, 03:49:58 AM »
Here is a quite detailed report on the XV-9A:  http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/621684.pdf
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Re: Hughes AH-7A Monache, South Vietnam, 1966 - WIP
« Reply #16 on: February 07, 2015, 05:45:17 AM »
That is wonderful  :-*
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Re: Hughes AH-7A Monache, South Vietnam, 1966 - WIP
« Reply #17 on: February 07, 2015, 08:31:25 AM »
Greg - I downloaded three XV-9A reports (including that one) as well as Cheyenne and LHX. Some light reading for the slow periods at work.

The Gimper - she's a goer! Although I use it with a USB thing to transfer videos to DVD on the laptop, occasionally I delve into the VHS collection for entertainment while building. It's great!

Re rotor speed: while nowhere near as slow as on the similarly-configured XH-17, the film I've seen shows it to be about normal. Perhaps the report Greg linked to has detail?

EDIT: it does! Minimum of 243rpm, true max of 295. Max speed of 150kt with 200 in a dive, MAUW of 25,000lb.
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