Detail View: NASA Image eXchange Collection: Engineers checking nose boom on YF-102

Title: 
Engineers checking nose boom on YF-102
Description: 
Convair YF-102 (53-1785) on NACA ramp at South Base, Edwards, California, ready for instrumentation checks before a flight. Starting on the left, Instrumentation Engineer Cliff Morris, and Aeronautical Engineer Thomas Sisk are preparing to perform an Alpha-Beta Vane calibration. The Alpha-Beta Vane measures Angle-of-Attack and Sideslip during the flight.
Date: 
01.01.1956
Credit: 
NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (NASA-DFRC) [ http://www.dfrc.nasa.gov/gallery/ ]
facet_where: 
California
facet_when: 
01-01-1956
facet_when_year: 
1956
Media: 
IMAGE
ID: 
E56-02135
UID: 
SPD-NIX-E56-02135
original url: 
http://nix.ksc.nasa.gov/info?id=E56-02135&orgid=7