Accession Number : AD0640135

Title :   INVESTIGATION OF THE MANUAL OVERRIDE TRIM SWITCH USED IN THE AD TYPE AIRCRAFT.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER JOHNSVILLE PA AERO-ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Triolo,J. P.

Report Date : 29 AUG 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The NAVAIRDEVCEN laboratory investigation indicated that the run-away trim condition reported in the AD type aircraft could be attributed to malfunctioning of the manual override trim switch. Failure of the switch was caused by a deficiency of the material used for the internal construction of the control solenoids. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CONTROL SYSTEMS, FAILURE), (*TRIM TABS, CONTROL SYSTEMS), ATTACK BOMBERS, ACTUATORS, FAILURE(MECHANICS)

Subject Categories : Bombers
      Attack and Fighter Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE