Recognition of Damage - Tolerance in Civil Airworthiness Standards 781019
Amendments relating to the structural fatigue evaluation requirements are described. The amendments improve and update the air-worthiness standards applicable to the type certification of civil transport category airplanes. They take into account state-of-the-art developments and accumulated service experience. The authority for and origin of the related rules is also briefly traced. The interest in world-wide acceptance of these new standards is noted.