Accession Number : ADA291221

Title :   Helicopter Life Substantiation: Review of Some USA and UK Initiatives,

Corporate Author : DEFENCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANIZATION CANBERRA (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s) : Fraser, Ken F.

PDF Url : ADA291221

Report Date : SEP 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : Military operators normally undertake programs to substantiate the fatigue lives of life-limited components in their major helicopter fleets. During recent visits to military helicopter representatives in the USA and the UK, the author discussed the motivation and the technical approach adopted by these operators for helicopter component life substantiation. Issues and programs of particular relevance to the Australian Defence Force are examined in this document

Descriptors :   *MILITARY AIRCRAFT, *FATIGUE LIFE, *HELICOPTERS, MILITARY OPERATIONS, METHODOLOGY, MILITARY PERSONNEL, AIRCRAFT ENGINES, SURVEYS, AIRFRAMES, MOTIVATION, OPERATORS(PERSONNEL).

Subject Categories : Mechanics
      Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE