Accession Number : ADP002194

Title :   NASA F-106B Lightning Ground Tests,

Corporate Author : MCDONNELL AIRCRAFT CO ST LOUIS MO

Personal Author(s) : Heady,B. D. ; Zeisel,K. S.

Report Date : 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : Lightning simulation ground tests were conducted on the NASA F-106B research aircraft prior to its 1982 flight program. The purpose of the test program was to measure the response of the aircraft's electromagnetic sensors and interior wire circuits to controlled ground test environments. Both direct attachment and radiated field lightning test techniques were used. In most cases, the F-106B's engine was running, and test data were gathered simultaneously by the on-board instrumentation system and a remote data acquisition system. The wide variety of ground test data obtained in these tests will aid the interpretation of the transient data produced by natural strikes. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Lightning, *Jet fighters, Simulation, Electric fields, Voltage, Electric current, Frequency, Test methods, Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE