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Crash tests of four low-wing twin-engine airplanes with truss-reinforced fuselage structure

M. Susan Williams

Crash tests of four low-wing twin-engine airplanes with truss-reinforced fuselage structure

by M. Susan Williams

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes -- Flight testing.,
  • Structural design.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementM. Susan Williams, Edwin L. Fasanella.
    SeriesNASA technical paper -- 2070.
    ContributionsFasanella, Edwin L., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 116 p. :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15265625M

    In development of VLJs, fuselage is an aircraft’s main body section that holds crew and passengers (Fig. 1). The functions of an aircraft fuselage include all of the following; support structure for wings and tail, structure that contains the cockpit for the pilot and structure that allow aircraft to carry cargo, passengers, and equipment. 3. The span-to-thickness ratio (L/t) of the fuselage skin is approximately Therefore, the structure is very thin and a state of plane stress can be assumed. 4. The panel edges are a sufficient distance from fuselage stiffeners, so very little bending will occur due to the applied internal pressure Size: KB.

      In there were nine fatal accidents in M20K and earlier models and four in later airplanes with larger engines. Over 9, airplanes were produced in the earlier group with about 1, in the newer. That means less than nothing because a great fleet of those older airplanes have been destroyed or retired or they no longer fly much. A PARAMETRICAL TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT FUSELAGE MODEL FOR PRELIMINARY SIZING AND BEYOND. D. B. Schwinn, D. Kohlgrüber, J. Scherer, M. H. Siemann The preliminary design phase is of particular interest as the basic layout of the primary structure is process chains for structural sizing but also for further applications including crash on File Size: 2MB.

    1. Introduction. The safety of occupant during impact accident is an important design factor of civil aircraft. Structure should be designed to protect every occupant in emergency landing on ground or water according to Part 25 of the Airworthiness Standards: transport category airplanes. 1 Fuselage, landing gear and seat system are the three key parts related to crashworthiness, Cited by: 9.   FIG. 5 is a side view of the aircraft fuselage and wing structure of the embodiment of FIG. 4, showing the fore-to-aft location of actuator components of the wing-to-body joint active suspension system. FIG. 6 is schematic diagram of an embodiment of a wing-to-body joint active suspension system in accordance with the present disclosure.


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Crash Tests of Four Low-Wing Twin-Engine Airplanes With Truss-Reinforced Fuselage Structure M. Susan Williams Langley Research Center Hampton, Virginia Edwin L. Fasanella Kentron International, Inc. Hampton, Virginia. M.S. Williams and E.L. Fasanella, Crash tests of four low-wing twin-engine airplanes with truss-reinforced fuselage structure, NASA Technical Paper.

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In crash simulations of composite aircraft fuselage sections, frame breaking, skin bending and failure of mechanically fastened joints can typically be identified as major contributors to crash energy absorption. Full text of "DTIC ADA A Method of Analysis for General Aviation Airplane Structural Crashworthiness." See other formats.

The aircraft main characteristics are: an all-composite semi-monocoque type fuselage, with metallic low-wing, conventionally tailed, pressurized aircraft featuring a retractable twin wheeled, tricycle-type landing gear system and two high bypass ratio under the wing mounted turbofan engines.

Figure 1 shows a sketch the Size: KB. A rotary-wing aircraft airframe consists of four units: the fuselage, landing gear, main rotor assembly, and tail rotor. The following text describes the purpose, location, and construction features of each unit.

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aircraft are the fuselage, wings, stabilizers, flight control surfaces, and landing gear. Figure shows these units of a naval aircraft. NOTE: The terms left or right used in relation to any of the structural units refer to the right or left hand of the pilot seated in the cockpit.

FUSELAGE The fuselage is the main structure, or body, of the File Size: 1MB. turn over structure, ability to escape inverted aircraft: high—-low. I think of the factors as a matrix. Consider the It has a steel tube fuselage, no fuel tank, a low stall speed, a great glide ratio, and a steel tube roll over structure and the ability to discard the canopy in seconds by pulling two pins on the inside.

drag that aircraft were able to fly twice as fast as before with the same engine. While steel was used for a few aircraft in Germany in the s, the metal of choice was, and still is, aluminum. Figure shows an aluminum aircraft fuselage skin subassembly.

34 ft 22 ft Figure Typical Metal Skin Aircraft Fuselage Assembly. This structureFile Size: 1MB. Stress Analysis of Wing -Fuselage Lug Attachment Bracket of a Transport Aircraft b.k.

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Various airfoil types and their application for the development of airplane fixed-wing aerodynamic structures.

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Categories of aircraft for certification of airmen include airplane, rotorcraft, lighter-than-air, powered-lift, and glider. Mosinyi, et al., “Extended Fatigue Testing of High-Usage Aircraft Fuselage Structure” will also be examined.

Based on in-service experience findings from fleetwide inspections subsequent to ADit was anticipated that cracks would be found in these areas of the aircraft. Figure 1. Fuselage structure for test and analysis.

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Wings are attached either above or below the fuselage structure. Fuselage frames and bulkheads are used at the attachment points to carry the load from the wings and distribute it to the remainder of the fuselage. Fittings on the frame mate with fittings forward and aft of the wing spar for attachment with bolts.design for each section of the fuselage.

Only those load cases critical for that particular section of the fuselage are recovered and processed. This filtering of load cases is performed from the integrated loads envelope of the aircraft structure.

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Twin fuselages have been adopted for various reasons, and a few types have entered production. Early seaplanes. During and after World War I a number of twin-fuselage floatplanes.