Location

Brunswick, ME

Start Date

1-1-1997 12:00 AM

Description

The Federal Aviation Administration requires that transport aircraft be “damage tolerant.” That is, they must be: “evaluated to ensure that should serious fatigue, corrosion, or accidental damage occur within the operational life of the airplane, the remaining structure can withstand reasonable loads without failure or excessive structural deformation until the damage is detected. ” [1]

Book Title

Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation

Volume

16B

Chapter

Chapter 7: New Inspection Procedures

Section

POD Considerations

Pages

2029-2036

DOI

10.1007/978-1-4615-5947-4_265

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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Brunswick, ME

The Federal Aviation Administration requires that transport aircraft be “damage tolerant.” That is, they must be: “evaluated to ensure that should serious fatigue, corrosion, or accidental damage occur within the operational life of the airplane, the remaining structure can withstand reasonable loads without failure or excessive structural deformation until the damage is detected. ” [1]