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The Development of Aircraft Crash-Resistant Fuel Cells, Safety Valves, and Breakaway Accessories
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published January 01, 1962 by SAE International in United States
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The opinions expressed in this paper are those of the authors, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Federal Aviation Agency or FAA Aviation Research and Development Service.
This paper discusses the development of concepts and components for an aircraft crash-resistant fuel system. There is presented the results of programmed study and dynamic test accomplishments from which the crashworthy design and specification criteria were established for crash-resistant cell and safety valve Military Specifications. Also given is a description of the first aircraft crash-resistant fuel cell installation, complete with safety valves and frangible break away components.
CitationSommers, J. and Clark, J., "The Development of Aircraft Crash-Resistant Fuel Cells, Safety Valves, and Breakaway Accessories," SAE Technical Paper 620155, 1962, https://doi.org/10.4271/620155.
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