SAE International
SAE Standards Works
SAE International
Contact Us | Help | Shopping Cart
SAE Login

AIR4096 - Helicopter Engine Foreign Object Damage

Details
Document Number: AIR4096
Revision Number:
Title
Helicopter Engine Foreign Object Damage
Scope
The purpose of this SAE Aerospace Information Report is to disseminate qualitative information regarding foreign object damage (FOD) to gas turbine engines used to power helicopters and to discuss methods of preventing FOD. Although turbine-powered, fixed-wing aircraft are also subject to FOD, the unique ability of the helicopter to hover above, takeoff from, and land on unprepared areas creates a special need for a separate treatment of this subject as applied to rotary-winged aircraft.
Recent Activity
Date Type