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Methods of Strength‐Testing Aeroplane Wings: Recent Types of Test Made at the R.A.E. and Reasons for Adopting Full‐Span Tests

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 April 1946

Abstract

THE testing of an increasing number of wings of greatly varying size, design and construction has emphasized the need for careful consideration of the object of the test in relation to the design of the wing structure to ensure that the most suitable type of specimen is provided for test.

Citation

Hotson, A.W. (1946), "Methods of Strength‐Testing Aeroplane Wings: Recent Types of Test Made at the R.A.E. and Reasons for Adopting Full‐Span Tests", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 18 No. 4, pp. 117-121. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb031357

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MCB UP Ltd

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