A review of aeronautical fatigue investigations in Finland during the period April 2003 to April 2005

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Abstract

This document was prepared for the delivery to the 29th Conference and 23rd Symposium of the International Committee on Aeronautical Fatigue scheduled to be held in Hamburg, Germany on 6 10 June 2005. A review is given of the aircraft fatigue research and associated activities which form part of the programs within the Finnish Air Force Headquarters (FiAF HQ), the Finnish Air Force Air Materiel Command (FiAF AMC), Patria Aviation Oy Aircraft Business Unit (PFA), the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT), Helsinki University of Technology's (TKK) Laboratory of Lightweight Structures (TKK/KRT), Laboratory of Applied Thermodynamics (TKK/LAT) and Laboratory of Aerodynamics (TKK/LAD), Finflo Ltd. and Emmecon Ltd. The review summarizes fatigue related research programs and investigations on specific military fixed wing aircraft since the previous Finnish National Review (presented in the 28th Conference, ICAF 2003, Luzerne, Switzerland) up to April 2005.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Number of pages41
Publication statusPublished - 2005
MoE publication typeNot Eligible

Publication series

SeriesVTT Research Report
NumberBTUO33-051366

Keywords

  • aeronautical fatigue
  • military aircraft
  • fixed wing
  • structural integrity
  • ICAF

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