F-8 refueling boom ground vibration test

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ames Research Center, Dryden Flight Research Facility , Edwards, Calif
Airplanes -- Refu
StatementMichael W. Kehoe
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 84914
ContributionsDryden Flight Research Facility
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17977388M

Title: F-8 Refueling Boom Ground Vibration Test Author: Michael W. Kehoe Subject: H Keywords: Ground vibration test, Vibration, Modal analysis. Get this from a library. F-8 refueling boom ground vibration test.

[M W Kehoe; Dryden Flight Research Facility.]. A ground vibration test was conducted on a simulated refueling boom mounted on an F-8 airplane.

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