Accession Number : AD0736754

Title :   Concept Formulation Study for Automatic Inspection, Diagnostic and Prognostic Systems (AIDAPS).

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. no. 2 on Volume 1.

Corporate Author : NORTHROP CORP PALOS VERDES PENINSULA CALIF ELECTRONICS DIV

Report Date : JUL 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : The report consists of the plan of analysis which describes the models and procedures to be used to perform the trade-offs during Phase C of the Concept Formulation Study for Automatic Inspection, Diagnostic and Prognostic Systems (AIDAPS) for Army aircraft. Section 2.0 describes the AIDAPS/aircraft maintenance analysis and effectiveness model. Secion 3.0 presents the AIDAPS system procurement cost model. Section 4.0 discusses the AIDAPS system cost benefit model which compares the life cycle of AIDAPS equipped versus non-AIDAPS equipped aircraft. Section 5.0 references an aircraft maintenance operation model which shall be used in conjunction with the models described in Section 2.0. Section 6.0 presents a summary of the manner in which the optimum system will be selected. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ARMY AIRCRAFT, *MAINTENANCE), MATHEMATICAL MODELS, DETECTORS, AIRBORNE, CHECKOUT EQUIPMENT, MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT, PROCUREMENT, COSTS, COST EFFECTIVENESS, FAILURE, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

Subject Categories : Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE