To read the full version of this content please select one of the options below:

Standardization in Aeroplane Design

John T. Thompson (Standards Engineer, The Glenn L. Martin Company.)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 December 1940

Abstract

JUDICIOUS standardization applied to aircraft design on a large scale co‐operative basis will form one method by which the mass production of aeroplanes may be expedited. This matter is one which has been recognized with increasing importance for many years by the services and the manufacturers, and it is one which, if handled in the proper manner, will at the same time tend both to improve the science of aircraft design and remove the aeroplane from the experimental status.

Citation

Thompson, J.T. (1940), "Standardization in Aeroplane Design", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 12 No. 12, pp. 373-382. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb030725

Publisher

:

MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1940, MCB UP Limited