1991-09-01

Testing of a Titanium Matrix Composite Landing Gear 912175

The testing of a titanium matrix composite (TMC) F-15 nose gear outer cylinder is discussed. Two cylinders were fabricated. An entire F-15 nose gear was assembled using the first cylinder. This test gear underwent static structural tests to three critical loading conditions and functional evaluations including load-stroke, rebound snubbing, jig drops and strut stroke cycling. The TMC cylinder successfully completed both groups of testing with no signs of structural or functional degradation.

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