STRUCTURAL TEST RESULTS
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO CINCINNATI OH ADVANCED ENGINE AND TECHNOLOGY DEPT
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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.
- Research and Experimental Aircraft