NASA Helicopter Crash Test

By: NASA TV/CBS
By: NASA TV/CBS
NASA

NASA's Langley Research Center engineers crash tested a former Marine helicopter at the historic Landing and Impact Research facility on Thursday, (8/29). (Courtesy: NASA TV/CBS)

NASA's Langley Research Center engineers crash tested a former Marine helicopter at the historic Landing and Impact Research facility on Thursday, (8/29).

The fuselage is painted in black polka dots as part of a high speed photographic technique.

Engineers installed instrumented crash test dummies and un-instrumented manikins.

They tested seatbelts and other technologies during a crash test in which the helicopter was dropped from a height of about 30 feet and hit the ground at about 30 miles an hour.


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