Variable Speed Compatible Refueling Drogue for Refueling Fixed/rotor Wing Aircraft

Period of Performance: 01/01/1988 - 12/31/1988

$317K

Phase 2 SBIR

Recipient Firm

Decel, Inc.
1665 LEXINGTON AVE - STE 106
Deland, FL 32724
Principal Investigator

Abstract

STUDY TO DEVELOP A RETROFIT FOR SEPARATE DROGUES USED FOR HELICOPTERS AND HIGH SPEED AIRCRAFT. PHASE I WAS DESIGN AND TEST OF A VARIABLE Q (VQ) DRAGUE. PHASE II WILL BE REFINEMENT OF DESIGN FOR OPTIMUM, FABRICATION OF COMPLETE UNITS FOR TEST BY USMC AND PRODUCTION OF FINAL DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR PHASE III.