Accession Number : ADD011793

Title :   Compartmented, Filament Wound, One-Piece Aircraft Fuel Tanks.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Morrisey,E J

Report Date : 16 Apr 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : An external aircraft fuel tank is provided which comprises a filament-reinforced fuel cell assembled with aerodynamic end shapes having a plurality of layers of adhesive resin-impregnated filament wrappings over the assembly. Also provided is a method for making the fuel tank. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *FUEL TANKS, *AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT, *FILAMENT WOUND CONSTRUCTION, EXTERNAL STORES, FUEL CELLS, FILAMENTS, REINFORCING MATERIALS, AERODYNAMIC CONFIGURATIONS, LAYERS, ADHESIVES, IMPREGNATION, ATTACHMENT

Subject Categories : Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE