Accession Number:

AD0657989

Title:

STRUCTURAL TEST RESULTS

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:

368.0

Abstract:

The detailed static test procedures described cover the 23 proof tests and the one ultimate test to be accomplished on the XV-5A aircraft. The procedures include airplane support systems, loading arrangements and methods of load application, along with detailed load reacting structures and load cylinder arrangements. Tables are presented by which load cylinders may be calibrated prior to each test. Instrumentation details are provided showing location of both strain and deflection measuring equipment and times during which specific measurements are to be made. Data recording devices are also indicated.

Subject Categories:

  • VSTOL
  • Research and Experimental Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE