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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270146
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
...Abstract Abstract During a major servicing of an aircraft, cracks were found in the bottom wing root fitting. Based on dye penetrant inspection and the results of SEM fractography and chemical analysis, investigators concluded that the cracks were due to stress corrosion. They also recommended...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270158
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... and Results A failed wing control cable of an aircraft was investigated. There was general degradation of the wire strands as evidenced by corrosion, pitting, small nicks, and rubbing. The wire rope had failed by tensile overload. The right wing control cable of an aircraft failed. The cable was made...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270120
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
...Abstract Abstract This chapter describes an investigation following an aircraft accident in which the main undercarriage struts had failed. Visual examination revealed that the starboard strut fractured about 13 cm from the end nearest the underside of the wing. A close-up view of the fracture...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdsm.t69870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-344-7
... hairline cracks were detected to have preceded the final fracture of the pylon of the ill-fated aircraft (the pylon is the outboard structure that carries the engine on the wing). Because it was feared that other DC-10 aircraft might suffer the same fate, the entire U.S. fleet of 138 DC-10s and 132 planes...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.horfi.t51180001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-256-3
... to the crash investigation of TWA Flight 800. The aircraft in this July 17, 1996 flight carrying 230 people from New York to Paris exploded shortly after takeoff. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) failure investigation took four years, and it concluded that a stray wire in the center wing fuel...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... integrity program (ASIP) in 1958 F-111 aircraft No. 94 wing pivot fitting 1969 Fatigue failure due to material defect in high-strength steel Improved inspection techniques Change from fatigue “safe-life” to damage-tolerant design philosophy Development of materials with improved toughness Seam...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870307
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... installation, various sealing operations must be performed. Last, the leading edges, wing tips, and control surfaces of the wing torque box must be assembled. A typical fighter aircraft can have 200,000 to 300,000 mechanical fasteners, whereas a commercial airliner or transport aircraft can have 1,500,000...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... and grain boundaries of an aluminum alloy containing 4% Cu, which was heat treated at 500 °C (930 °F), quenched in cold water, and aged at 190 °C (375 °F). Source: Ref 2 Fig. 9 Schematic of exfoliation in an aluminum aircraft panel Fig. 13 End of aluminum alloy 7178-T6 aircraft wing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.9781627083010
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870401
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... and weathering erosion of marine composites. Paint systems, and more robust and thicker polyurethane coatings, are useful in minimizing damage due to rain erosion, snow, and ice impact. Aircraft extremities, such as the nose, tail cone, wing tips, and engine nacelles, are the most vulnerable areas...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460277
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
... spray is in repair of magnesium alloy parts ( Ref 11.1 – 11.3 ) for U.S. Army and Navy aircraft components, such as fan blades, landing gears, transmission and gear box housing for rotorcraft, and advanced fixed-wing aircraft parts. The UH-60, for example, has several parts that have been reclaimed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
... 90,402 199,300 KG-10/CF-6-50 32,206 71,000 CH-53E/(3) T-64 8,800 19,400 CH-60/(2) T-700 2,041 4,500 S-76/(2) A11.250 544 1,200 AH-64/(2) T-700 635 1,400 (a) Typical uses are A-10 ballistic armament; structural forgings and wing skins for F-14 and F-15 aircraft; rotor...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870045
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... morphologies. (a) Pitting-type corrosion in the surface of an aircraft wing plank from an alloy 7075–T6 extrusion. (b) Intergranular corrosion in alloy 7075–T6 plate. Grain boundaries were attacked, causing the grains to separate. Both etched in Keller’s reagent and shown at 200× Fig. 2 Pitting...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250107
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... a high-powered explosive. Many other defense applications helped promote postwar uses for the metal. The most prominent of these was the selection of aluminum for the Liberty engine used in most American aircraft built during the war ( FIG. 8.9 ). FIG. 8.9 The Liberty L-12 aircraft engine used...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.sfa.t52780047
EISBN: 978-1-62708-268-6
...? The accident investigation revealed that an engine was incorrectly installed. This allowed the engine to literally tear free from the wing. When that happened, it tore the hydraulic lines to all three of the aircraft redundant hydraulic systems, resulting in a complete loss of hydraulic power. The pilot could...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.faesmch.t51270053
EISBN: 978-1-62708-301-0
... of the pistons in all the engines sold by them. A batch of aluminum alloy extrusions was procured for use in the fabrication of aircraft wings. During inspection for acceptance, blisters were noticed on their surface. When the extrusions were solution treated, the blisters were found to increase in size...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550569
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... in the F414 engine, now used in the Navy F-18 E/F aircraft ( Fig. 11.18 ). The exhaust temperature of the F414 is over 80 °C (145 °F) higher than for the F404 engine used in the previous version of the F-18. As a result, the metal flaps and seals were failing in tens of hours. The CMC parts consist...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... alloys is in aircraft and spacecraft applications. As shown in Fig. 1.3 , 2 xxx alloys are used for fuselage construction and 7 xxx alloys for wing structures. A unique feature of the 6 xxx alloys is their great extrudability, making it possible to produce in single shapes relatively complex...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870119
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Research ,” AIAA , 1997 15. Gebart B.R. and Strombeck L.A. , Principles of Liquid Composite Molding , Processing of Composites , Hanser , 2000 , p 359 – 386 10.3139/9783446401778.012 16. Palmer R. , “ Techno-Economic Requirements for Composite Aircraft Components...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpmpa.t54480353
EISBN: 978-1-62708-318-8
... aluminum. Source: Simmons and Wagner Early titanium buy weights for military and commercial aircraft engines Table 15.5 Early titanium buy weights for military and commercial aircraft engines Engine Titanium buy weight kg lb Military TF-30 3,800 8,380 F-110 2,363 5,204...