Accession Number:

ADA071782

Title:

A-10 Static Structural Test Program.

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE FLIGHT DYNAMICS LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Report Date:

1979-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

94.0

Abstract:

The Fairchild Republic Company A-10 aircraft was subjected to a complete static structural test program covering all the critical flight, landing, and ground handling conditions. There were 79 separate test conditionsin this test program. Four of these conditions were selected to be run as failing loads tests at the conclusion of the test program. There were no major structural failures of the primary structure. There were some failures and design deficiencies in secondary structure. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE