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Some Thoughts on Airworthiness Requirements

Jozsef Gedon


The basic principles and some particulars of the requirements are reviewed with an eye to the extension of the OSTIV AS to lower weight classes.  In the new domain the character of the structure, primary controls and
undercarriage might cause special problems.  The extension presents an opportunity to convert to chaotic interpretation of some natural laws in the theoretical concept of the standards.  A few remarks on service loads and
stress are made and a short summrry of handling criteria is given.


Structures, Materials, Design

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