Accession Number:

AD0728304

Title:

Crash Resistant Fuel Systems Demonstrations and Evaluation.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1966-1970,

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL AVIATION FACILITIES EXPERIMENTAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY N J

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

A crash-resistant bladder fuel tank system incorporating crash actuated valves and crash-resistant bladder material was impact tested in full-scale wing assemblies. The tests were conducted under realistic crash load conditions simulating survivable accidents at approximately 25 mph and 75 mph. Weight and volume changes incurred by the crashworthy features installed are outlined. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Civilian Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE