Accession Number:

AD0646281

Title:

STRUCTURAL DESIGN LOADS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO CINCINNATI OH ADVANCED ENGINE AND TECHNOLOGY DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

322.0

Abstract:

The report shows the methods of analysis, calculated design loads, maneuvering time-histories, aeroelastic characteristics and a compilation of other pertinent characteristic loading data. The analyses extensively utilized XV-5A wind-tunnel model data and mechanized digital computer IBM 704 programs. From these studies, airframe strength requirements were developed. Progressive parametric evaluation of the airplanes inherent capabilities then served to corroborate the airframe structural integrity or, as for one particular maneuver, defined safe flight-envelope operating limits.

Subject Categories:

  • VSTOL
  • Research and Experimental Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE