Accession Number:

AD0894723

Title:

Flightworthy Graphite Fiber Reinforced Composite Aircraft Primary Structural Assemblies. Volume I. Tasks 1 Through 5.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. 21 Apr 69-31 Jan 72,

Corporate Author:

NORTHROP CORP HAWTHORNE CA AIRCRAFT DIV

Report Date:

1972-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

484.0

Abstract:

This report presents a detailed description of the flightworthy graphite fiber reinforced composite aircraft primary structural assemblies program. The following tasks were completed Component selection and preliminary design materials development test and quality control procedures development design allowables and criteria design allowables testing and analysis procedure assessment and definition. Demonstration items selected were the F-5A supersonic fighter main landing gear strut door, speed brake, wing leading edge flap, wing trailing edge flap, horizontal stabilizer, and vertical stabilizer main spar. P.S.-PL

Subject Categories:

  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft
  • Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE