TRACKED LEVITATED RESEARCH VEHICLE PERIODIC TEST SUMMARY REPORT INDEPENDENT CUSHION SUSPENSION AEROPROPELLED-SMOOTH GUIDEWAY

The results of the first tests of the aeropropelled Tracked Levitated Research Vehicle (TLRV) in the smooth guideway at the Transportation Test Center (TTC) are presented for the TLRV in the Independent Cushion Suspension mode. Vehicle and cushion dynamic response behavior are discussed. Braking performance is presented for the speed range from 0 to 90 mph.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-249 259.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Grumman Aerospace Corp.

    Bethpage, NY  USA 

    Federal Railroad Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Fischer, G
    • Zetkov, G
  • Publication Date: 1975-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 120 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00094413
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: PMT-B4-R75-1 Summ Rpt., FRA/ORD/D-76-130
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FR-30041
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM