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Rubber a ‘Natural’ for V‐22 Osprey Tiltrotor Aircraft

J.L. Potter (Manager, Aerospace Engineering Department, Lord Corporation)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Publication date: 1 August 1991

Abstract

The ability to rise like a helicopter, tilt its rotors forward and fly like an airplane puts unusual demands on tiltrotor bearings, links and springs. Add to this stringent requirements for high reliability and low maintenance and you've got one tought assignment. Innovative and sophisticated natural rubber products from Lord Corporation have met the challenge.

Citation

Potter, J.L. (1991), "Rubber a ‘Natural’ for V‐22 Osprey Tiltrotor Aircraft", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 63 No. 8, pp. 2-5. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb037135

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MCB UP Ltd

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