CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM [DELETED] RE OBJECTIVE OF FLIGHT WAS FURTHER INVESTIGATI

Created: 7/3/1962

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eyes only mr kiefer, col deerli, mr parang os ki from mr nelson

flight numberlown today, julyircraft was airborne7 and duration was aa minutes. objective of flight was further investigation of theibration problem. take-off was made in ad with water followed by climb in ab0 ft, the aircraft was then acceleratednd the by-pass doors opened. this was followed by accelerated clim3eas0 feet altitude, thisach number6 several roller coaster and turnsere then made8 m. the vibration problem is apparently due to flow conditions in the ducts with5 engines and closed by-pass doors. the successful flights yesterday and today indicated that this problem well be eliminated whens engines are installed and the bleeds and by-pass are programmed.

the landing was normal witk successful parachute deployment. this was the first landing with2 parachute and it apparently

row RELEASE DATB: 7

THER THMi THE ISSUING OFFICE IS ?ROHJBtTED. Cm N*

WORKED VERY WELL WITH RAPID DEPLOYMENTTT INC THE GROUND. THE PARACHUTE SWITCH WAS PUS HE- ATKNOTS MB THE CHUTE DEPLOYEDNOTS.

FLIGHTS PR OCR AHMED0 FOURSOR FURTHER INVESTIGATION OF THE MACHANGE.

FLIGHTS ONRE PROGRAMMED FOR SIMULATED REFUELINGS WITH PRIOR TO ACTUAL REFUELINGS NEXT WEEK.

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