Accession Number:

AD0647384

Title:

EMPENNAGE STRESS ANALYSIS REPORT

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO CINCINNATI OH ADVANCED ENGINE AND TECHNOLOGY DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

145.0

Abstract:

This report presents the stress analysis of the Model XV-5A empennage. The structure analyzed includes the horizontal and vertical stabilizers, and the elevator and rudder. The analyses, which are intended to provide summary type information, include critical loading data computation of internal stresses and shears, and brief detailed analyses to find margins of safety of the major components. The empennage was successfully proof tested to limit load. Conditions F-12 and F-13 were combined to produce the critical symmetrical condition. The critical unsymmetrical rolling moment of condition AF-6 was applied during the fuselage unsymmetrical test condition. All loads are ultimate values, unless otherwise stated.

Subject Categories:

  • VSTOL
  • Research and Experimental Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE