Accession Number : AD0883811

Title :   Contractor's Part II Structural Demonstration of the A-4M Airplane.

Descriptive Note : Final rept,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR TEST CENTER PATUXENT RIVER MD

Personal Author(s) : Lawrence, W. B. ; Bowser, C. H.

Report Date : 13 MAY 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : The structural demonstration of the A-4M airplane was conducted to demonstrate the structural integrity of the airplane throughout its flight envelope. The requirements or intent of all structural maneuvers were satisfactorily demonstrated. Minor structural deficiencies noted during the demonstration were small cracks in the fuel dump mast and a slight bending of the left elevator, left aileron and left flap. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ATTACK BOMBERS, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES), JET BOMBERS, AIRFRAMES, FLIGHT TESTING, CRACKS, AERODYNAMIC CONTROL SURFACES.

Subject Categories : Bombers
      Attack and Fighter Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE