Accession Number:

AD0894844

Title:

Flightworthy Graphite Fiber Reinforced Composite Aircraft Primary Structural Assemblies. Volume II. Tasks 6 through 12.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 21 Apr 69-31 Jan 72,

Corporate Author:

NORTHROP CORP HAWTHORNE CA AIRCRAFT DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

450.0

Abstract:

This report presents a detailed description of the flightworthy graphite fiber reinforced composite aircraft primary structural assemblies program. The following tasks have been completed Intermediate and final demonstration item design fabrication procedures development hardware fabrication demonstration item testing specification development and cost effectiveness evaluation. 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