Accession Number : ADA134745

Title :   Sortie Duration and Helicopter Component Failures (an Empirical Study).

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY INVENTORY RESEARCH OFFICE PHILADELPHIA PA

Personal Author(s) : Gotwals,E

PDF Url : ADA134745

Report Date : May 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 250

Abstract : This study investigates the effect that sorties, flying hours, and usage have on component failures for Army aircraft. The report documents the work done. It includes many graphs in the appendix depicting 20 years of 1352 flying hour data which may be useful in other research work. It shows no relationship between failures and flying hours, sorties, or utilization. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Army aircraft, *Failure(Mechanics), Parts, Utilization, Stresses, Takeoff, Aircraft landings, Flight, Time, Hypotheses, Correlation, Statistical analysis

Subject Categories : Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE