Accession Number : AD0775007

Title :   An Overview of US Army Helicopter Structures Reliability and Maintainability,

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s) : House,Thomas L.

Report Date : 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The purpose of the report is to provide a quantitative and qualitative review of U.S. Army helicopter structure reliability and maintainability problems and subsequently to discuss related reliability and maintainability efforts that are expected to provide solutions. For the purpose of this paper, helicopter structures are deemed to include rotor blades as well as primary and secondary elements of the airframe. Structural aspects of other components (engines, gearboxes, etc.) are normally addressed in conjunction with other items related to the component and are not discussed.

Descriptors :   *Army aircraft, *Helicopters, Maintenance, Reliability, Maintainability, Rotor blades, Airframes

Subject Categories : Helicopters

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE