Fatigue investigation of full-scale transport-airplane wings : variable-amplitude tests with a gust-loads spectrum

Richard E. Whaley
Nov 1957

This report includes results of simulated flight-history tests which are part of a research program on the fatigue strength of the wings of C-46 airplanes. The tests were conducted by the forced-vibration method, in which a spectrum of loads derived from gust-frequency statistics was used.

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