Operational Loads Monitoring of Heavy Aerial Tankers

The purpose of the research is to quantify the operational environment of heavy air tanker aircraft. The primary goal is to separate the loads associated with gust and maneuvers and to use the former in modeling the atmospheric environment in which heavy firefighting aircraft fly.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Aviation Grants


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $300863.00
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Aviation Administration

    William J. Hughes Technical Center, Atlantic City International Airport
    Atlantic City, NJ  United States  08405
  • Project Managers:

    Newcomb, Jim

  • Performing Organizations:

    Wichita State University

    1845 Fairmount
    Wichita, KS  United States  67260
  • Start Date: 20080916
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20120725
  • Source Data: RiP Project 30187

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01478845
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: 2008-G-016
  • Files: RIP
  • Created Date: Apr 19 2013 1:01AM