A thorough understanding of the structural components of aircraft and the stresses imposed on those components is essential for the certificated aircraft technician. Such understanding ensures that the technician will design and make repairs in a manner that restores the damaged part to its original strength. It is the purpose of this chapter to familiarize the technician with the principal structural components of various aircraft and to discuss the loads that are applied to these components during operation of the aircraft.
AIRCRAFT STRUCTURAL DESIGN
Load Factors and Airplane Design
The structure of ...