Accession Number:

AD0756923

Title:

Filament Composite Material Landing Gear Program, Volume 2

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Apr 1969-1 Feb 1972

Corporate Author:

BENDIX CORP SOUTH BEND IN ENERGY CONTROLS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

282.0

Abstract:

The objective of this program was to explore the utility of boron epoxy composite materials in aircraft landing gear construction. The design, fabrication and test of a boron composite material landing gear assembly interchangeable in both geometry and performance with the main landing gear of A.37B aircraft. This report describes the fabrication and processing of boron composites. The processing procedures associated with the design trial specimens and prototype components designed during this program are described.

Subject Categories:

  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft
  • Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE