28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-12.4.3
FATIGUE LIFE ANALYSIS OF MAIN LANDING GEAR PULL-ROD OF THE FIGHTER JET AIRCRAFT
M. Kurdelski, A. Leski, K. Dragan
Air Force Inst. of Technology, Poland
Keywords: landing gear, durability, failure analysis
Presented paper illustrates the possibilities of combining numerical analyses, nondestructive testing, and component fatigue tests for the purposes of the main landing gear pull-rod damage investigation to ensure the safe operation of the pull-rod elements until they are replaced with new units.
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