Accession Number : ADA180970

Title :   A Comparison of Air Force Versus Federal Aviation Administration Airframe Structural Qualification Criteria.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jun 81-1 Feb 85,

Corporate Author : COLUMBIA TECHNICAL CORP WOODSIDE NY

Personal Author(s) : Long,Patrick J. ; Ellis,James E.

Report Date : MAR 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 64

Abstract : The FAA organization and certification policies and procedures as they apply to aircraft structures are briefly reviewed. Differences between the military specifications and federal aviation regulations are addressed in general, followed by a comparison of USAF Airplane Strength and Rigidity specifications with FARs 23 and 25 requirements.

Descriptors :   *AIRFRAMES, *REGULATIONS, *COMPARISON, *CIVIL AVIATION, POLICIES, RIGIDITY, SPECIFICATIONS, STRENGTH(GENERAL), AERONAUTICS, AIR FORCE, AIRCRAFT, MILITARY AIRCRAFT, AIR FORCE EQUIPMENT, QUALIFICATIONS, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, AVIATION SAFETY, FEDERAL LAW

Subject Categories : Commercial and General Aviation
      Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE