Accession Number:

AD0878074

Title:

Application of Composite Materials to an Aircraft Wing Section

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

GOODYEAR AEROSPACE CORP AKRON OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

222.0

Abstract:

This report describes research conducted to develop fabrication techniques with fiberglass-resin systems and to apply small specimen test results to the design of a full-scale wing section. A 7-foot composite wing section was fabricated and subjected to bending and torsion loadings up to 200 percent of the design ultimate loading without failure. This was the first wing to incorporate the higher strength, higher stiffness S glass material in roving and cloth form. The wing section performed in a very satis-factory manner with a good correlation between the predicted and actual test values.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE