Accession Number:

AD0766309

Title:

Spring Overriding Aircraft Clutch

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

AVCO LYCOMING DIV STRATFORD CT

Report Date:

1973-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

152.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this program was to investigate the performance of high-speed overriding spring clutch assemblies for use in a multiengine helicopter application. The design operating conditions were 3,570 inch-pounds torque transmitted at 26,500 rpm. Two clutch configurations were evaluated. An extensive test program was conducted as follows Full-speed dynamic clutch override test differential speed dynamic clutch override test dynamic engagement test static cyclic torque fatigue test and static overload test.

Subject Categories:

  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE