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XV-15

 
Forum Proceedings related to the XV-15

A Comparative Analysis of XV-15 Tiltrotor Hover Test Data and WOPWOP Predictions Incorporating the Fountain Effect
Charles K. Rutledge, Lockheed Engineering and Sciences Company; Charles D. Coffen and Albert R. George, Cornell University

 

A Comparison of Measured and Predicted XV-15 Tiltrotor Surface Acoustic Pressures
Karen H. Lyle; Casey L. Burley; Devon S. Prichard

 

A Qualitative Flight Evaluation of a Sidestick Controller in the XV-15 Tiltrotor Research Aircraft
Daniel C. Dugan, NASA Ames; Gary C. Churchill, US Army AMCOM

 

Advanced Technology Blade Testing on the XV-15 Tilt Rotor Research Aircraft
Brent Wellman, NASA Ames Research Center

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Aerodynamic Design of the XV-15 Advanced Composite Tilt Rotor Blade
M.A. McVeigh & H.J. Rosenstein, Boeing Vertol Company

 

Analysis of Measured and Predicted Acoustics from an XV-15 Flight Test
D. Douglas Boyd Jr., NASA Langley Research Center; Casey L. Burley, NASA Langley Research Center

 

Blade-Vortex Interaction Noise of an Isolated Full-Scale XV-15 Tilt-Rotor
C. Kitaplioglu, M. Betzina, and W. Johnson, NASA Ames

 

CFD Calculations of the XV-15 Tiltrotor During Transition
Steven Tran, STC Corp.; Joon Lim, Gerardo Nunez, Andrew Wissink, US Army CCDC Aviation and Missile Ctr.; Graham Bowen-Davies, Kitty Hawk Corporation

 

Comparison Of Full-Scale XV-15 Blade-Vortex Interaction Noise Calculations With Wind Tunnel Data
Cahit Kitaplioglu and Wayne Johnson, NASA Ames Research Center

 

Comparison of XV-15 Full-Scale Wind Tunnel and In-Flight Blade-Vortex Interaction Noise
C. Kitaplioglu, M. McCluer, and C. W. Acree Jr., NASA Ames Research Center

 

Design Aspects of the XV-15 Advanced Technology Blade Program
K.E. Smith, H.R. Alexander, Boeing Vertol Co. and M.D. Maisel, Aeromechanics Laboratory, AVSCOM

 

External Noise Evaluation Of The XV-15 Tiltrotor Aircraft
John T. Brieger, Engineering Specialist, Bell Helicopter Textron; Martin D. Maisel, Aerospace Research Engineer, and Ronald Gerdes, Aerospace Engineer and Research Pilot, NASA Ames Research Center

 

Far-Field Hover Acoustic Characteristics of the XV-15 Tiltrotor Aircraft with Advanced Technology Blades
David A. Conner and Brent Wellman, AVSCOM

 

Flight Control System Development For The XV-15 Tilt Rotor Aircraft
Roger L. Marr; J. Marvin Willis; Gary B. Churchill

 

Full-Scale Demonstration of Higher Harmonic Control for Noise and Vibration Reduction on the XV-15 Rotor
Khanh Nguyen, NASA Ames Research Center; Mark Betzina, NASA Ames Research Center; Cahit Kitaplioglu, NASA Ames Research Center

 

Handling Qualities Evaluation Of XV-15 Noise Abatement Landing Approaches Using A Flight Simulator
William A. Decker, NASA Ames Research Center

 

Handling Qualities Evaluations of the XV-15 Tilt-Rotor Aircraft
R. L. Marr, Bell Helicopter Co., G. Churchill, NASA-Ames, and W. E. B. Roderick, NRC, Canada.

 

Initial Tiltrotor Aeroacoustic Code (TRAC) Predictions For The XV-15 Flight Vehicle And Comparison With Flight Measurements
Devon S. Prichard, Lockheed Martin

 

Investigation of the Interactional Aerodynamics of the XV-15 Tiltrotor Aircraft
Steven A. Tran, NASA Ames Research Center; Joon W. Lim, US Army CCDC AvMC

 

Mission Potential Derivatives of XV-15 Tilt Rotor VTOL Research Aircraft
R.K. Wernicke & K.G. Wernicke, Bell Helicopter Textron & D.C. Borgman, USA AVRADCOM

 

Performance and Safety Aspects of the XV-15 Tilt Rotor Research Aircraft
K.G. Wernicke

 

Results From An XV-15 Rotor Test In The National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex
Jeffrey S. Light, NASA Ames Research Center

 

Results of Structural Dynamic Testing of the XV-15 Tilt Rotor Research Aircraft
J. Bilger, R. Marr & A. Zahedi, Bell Helicopter Textron

 

Robust Flight Control for a Validated XV-15 Model
Hao Yang, Rafael Morales, University of Leicester

 

Rotor Performance of an Isolated Full-Scale XV-15 Tiltrotor in Helicopter Mode
Mark D. Betzina, NASA Ames Research Center

 

Simulations of XV-15 Rotor Flows in Hover Using OVERFLOW
Seokkwan Yoon, Thomas H. Pulliam, and Neal M. Chaderjian, NASA Ames

 

Simulations of XV-15 Rotor Flows in Hover Using OVERFLOW
Seokkwan Yoon, Thomas H. Pulliam, and Neal M. Chaderjian, NASA Ames

 

Status Report on XV-15 Tilt Rotor Test Program, LTC
J.H. Brown Jr. and H.K. Edenborough

 

The History of the XV-15 Tiltrotor Research Aircraft - From Concept to Flight
Daniel C. Dugan - NASA Ames

 

Tiltrotor Airframe and Landing Gear Development - XV-3, XV-15, 609, and Beyond
Isaac, Mark

 

Using RotCFD to Predict Isolated XV-15 Rotor Performance
Witold J.F. Koning, Cecil W. Acree (NASA Ames Research Center) and R. Ganesh Rajagopalan (Iowa State University)

 

Wake Vortex Measurements Of The XV-15 Tiltrotor Using A Mobile Ground-Based LIDAR System
John J. Schillings, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.; Samuel W. Ferguson, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.; Albert G. Brand, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.; B. Robert Mullins, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.; Justin Libby, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Wind Tunnel And Flight Tests Of The XV-15 Tilt Rotor Research Aircraft

J.A. Weiberg, L.G. Schroers, NASA Ames Research Center & R.L. Marr, S Blackman, Bell Helicopter Textron

 

XV-15 Shipboard Evaluation
J.C. Ball, U.S. Naval Air Test Center

 

XV-15 Tilt Rotor Research Aircraft Photogrammetry and Metrology Measurement
Haley Cummings, Michelle Dominguez, Eduardo Solis, Christopher Silva, Belen Bowman, Shirley Burek, NASA Ames Research Center

 

XV-15 Tiltrotor Aircraft Noise Characteristics
Bryan D. Edwards, Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.

 

XV-15 Tiltrotor Low Noise Approach Operations
David A. Conner, Langley Research Center; Michael A. Marcolini, NASA Langley Research Center; William A. Decker, NASA Langley Research Center; John H. Cline, Langley Research Center; Bryan D. Edwards, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.; Colby O. Nicks, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.; Peter D. Klein, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.

 

XV-15 Tiltrotor Low Noise Terminal Area Operations
David A. Conner, U. S. Army; Michael A. Marcolini, NASA Langley Research Center; Bryan D. Edwards and John T. Brieger, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.

 

 

Vertiflite articles featuring the XV-15

Vertiflite, July/August 1986

Taking New York By Storm - The XV-15 - Aaronson, Robert (N.Y/N.J. Port Authority) 

 

Vertiflite, March/April 1984

XV-15, Avionics and Deicing Head AVSCOM Studies - AVSCOM News 

 

Vertiflite, November/December 1984

The 1984 XV-15 Victory Tour - McKeithan, Clifford (NASA Ames Research Ctr.) 

 

Vertiflite, September/October 1982

XV-15 Program Update - Thomason, Tommy H. (Bell Helicopter Textron)