TITLE

Air industry drags its wings on fatigue

AUTHOR(S)
Harvey, Fiona
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);7/11/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7631, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the impact of red tape on efforts to develop safer and more effective method of testing aircraft materials for fatigue in Great Britain. Use of a system of small actuators and sensors that could test the part continuously; System which identifies invisible fatigue and damage to aircraft wings and fuselage; Call on aircraft manufacturers to lobby government and show greater enthusiasm to solve the problem.
ACCESSION #
10383137

 

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