Scout

 

 

 
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Westland AH.1 Scout
Type History
Prototype first flight
Production first flight
First entered service

Scout

 

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Forum Proceedings related to the Scout

A Tactics Expert System for Scout/Attack Rotorcraft
Eddie J. Trujillo, and Charles D. Holley, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.

 

Advanced Scout Helicopter Flying Qualities Requirements--How Realistic Are They?

D.M. Pitt & F.E. Heacock, US Army AVRADCOM

 

An Overview of the RQ-8A Fire Scout VTUAV Ground Resonance Stability Validation Program
R.B. Walden, Naval Air Systems Command; R. Common, Northrop Grumman Corporation; H. Hoefferle, Schweizer Aircraft Corporation,

 

Armed Scout Helicopter
Mike Herbst, US Army

 

Armed Scout Helicopter
Mike Herbst, US Army

 

Armed Scout Helicopter Update
Robert Grigsby, US Army

 

Army Armed Scout Helos
Keith Robinson, US Army

 

Control System Development and Flight Test Experience with the MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Take-Off Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV)
Besachio, Adam; Burger, Frederick; Downs, James; Ivler, Christina; Mansur, M.; Prentice, Ronald; Tischler, Mark

 

Deck Motion Interface for MQ-8C Fire Scout Embarked Aviation
Bernard Ferrier, Hoffman Engineering Corp

Robert Ernst, and Saiah Kim, NAVAIR US Navy
Ajay Sehgal, Wyle Aerospace Group

 

Dynamics Requirements For An Advanced Scout Helicopter (ASH)
D.P. Schrage & R.A. Wolfe, US Army AVRADCOM

 

Fire Scout Operations in Parametric Like Roll Ship Conditions
Bernard Ferrier, NAVAIR Dynamics Interface Lab (SETA)

 

Fire Scout UAV Launch and Recovery System Performance Improvement
Robert Ernst, PMA 266; Bernard Ferrier, SETA PMA 266 (HEC); Ajay Sehgal, Wyle Aero Group

 

Firescout MQ-8C Growth Capabilities for Warfighter Flexibility
Charles Shepard, Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Terry Parisher, Northrop Grumman Corporation

 

Firescout MQ-8C Growth Capabilities for Warfighter Flexibility
Charles Shepard, Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.

Terry Parisher, Northrop Grumman Corporation

 

MQ-8 Fire Scout Icing Solution Challenges
Robert Ernst, PMA 266, NAWCAD

Ajay Sehgal, Wyle Aerospace Group

 

MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Lift UAS Operations in Afghanistan
Terry Parisher, Northrop Grumman

 

Optimization of MQ-8 (Fire Scout) UAS Launch and Recovery Performance
Ajay Sehgal, Wyle Laboratories Inc.

Bernard Ferrier, Hoffman Engineering Corp
Robert Ernst, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)

 

Rotor Preliminary Design Trade-Offs for the Advanced Scout Helicopter
M. P. Scully, R. A. Shinn, AVRADCOM

 

Test and Evaluation of Image-Based Navigation for Shipboard Landing on the MQ-8C Fire Scout Unmanned Aircraft System

Doug Duehring, Brendan Egan, US Navy
Avinash Gandhe, Scientific System Company Inc.

 

The Autonomous Scout Rotorcraft Testbed (ASRT) As An Integrated System
D. P. Schrage, J. V. R. Prasad, M. A. Gordon, G. Vachtsevanos, R. C. Arkin, T. R. Collins, and R. C. Michelson, Georgia Institute of Technology; Dr. J. E. Corban, Guided Systems Technologies(GST), Inc.; Mr. K. Kuck, Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD)

 

U.S. Army Armed Scout Helicopter Update
Keith Robinson, US Army

 

Weaponization Challenges for the MQ-8B VTUAV (Fire Scout) System
Thomas Mellies, Jeremy Moore and Ernest Tavares, NAVAIR and Ajay Sehgal, Wyle Aerospace Group

 

 

Vertiflite articles featuring the Scout

Vertiflite, January/February 2020

Fire Scouts in the Fleet - Frank Colucci

 

Vertiflite, May/June 2013

Stretching the Scout - The U.S. Army integrates cockpit displays and sensors for OH-58F upgrade - Colucci, Frank

 

Vertiflite, November/December 1984

OH-58D - The Army's New Aeroscout - Forster, William H. (Advanced Scout Helicopter) 

 

Vertiflite, September/October 2012

Commentary: Still Need a New Scout - Hirschberg, Mike (AHS International)

 

Vertiflite, September/October 2012

Fire Scout Trades Up - Colucci, Frank

 

Vertiflite, Summer 2011

Fire Up The Fire Scout - Colucci, Frank