Lending Library: A collection of aircraft parts for NDI research

Lending Library A collection of aircraft parts available for NDI research By Barb Zuehlke A lending library of aircraft parts? Yes, the Structures Laboratory of the Institute for Aerospace Research, part of the National Research Council...


Work is underway to complete an online database of all the parts in the ASL. The ASL Database Search program identifies aircraft model, aircraft history, specimen ID, type of joint and fastener, skin thickness, specimen properties, damage found, and the records from the NDI and teardown inspections conducted. A total of 27 parameters are available to conduct database searches.


Additional ReSource
Ron Gould
Institute for Aerospace Research
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
(613) 993-9133
www.nrc.ca/iar

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