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YF-23A HYDRAULIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

1992-10-01
922028
The YF-23A Advanced Tactical prototype Fighter was a revolutionary statically unstable, twin engine aircraft that cruised at supersonic speeds without afterburner and was designed to out maneuver opponents at subsonic and supersonic speeds. Combining these capabilities into a chosen aircraft configuration demanded a flight control hydraulic system of unprecedented power and performance. Increased system reliability, and reduced maintenance also presented a challenging system design. The YF-23A's unique flight and maneuvering envelope required high surface rates and large actuator excursions at low flight speeds, as well as power to generate increased hinge moments at supersonic speeds. To achieve these specifications, Northrop developed a hydraulic system that utilized flow conservation and prioritization techniques. The hydraulic system configuration was maintained by using hydrologic, as well as electronic control.
Technical Paper

World's First Delta Wing Airplane Convair/Air Force XF-92A

2000-10-10
2000-01-5515
The first flight of a delta wing aircraft took place in the United States at the Muroc AFB Flight Test Center on 18 September 1948. The aircraft, Convair No. 7002, Air Force S/N 46-682 and designated the XF-92A was piloted by Convair's Manager of Flight Research, E.D. “Sam” Shannon. The author witnessed this historic flight as a Flight Test Engineer on the project. Studies and wind tunnel tests for a supersonic interceptor were conducted at the Vultee Division of Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation (Convair) in 1945. These studies led to the selection of the 60° delta wing plan form. This paper reviews the major differences between the thin wing XF-92A and the thick wing DM-1 glider (never flown) designed by Alexander M. Lippisch in Germany at the close of World War II. The XF-92A used a fully hydraulic irreversible control system for its elevons and rudder. The only airplanes up to this time with fully hydraulic controls were the Northrop XB-35 and the YB-49 flying wings.
Standard

Wiring, Positioning, and Support Accessories

2010-05-12
HISTORICAL
AS23190A
AS23190 is a procurement specification that covers a series of plastic and metal components and devices used for the tying, positioning, and supporting cable, cable assemblies, wire, and wire bundles in electrical, electronic and communication equipment, and in interconnection systems.
Standard

Wire, Electrical, Solderless Wrap, Insulated and Uninsulated, General Specification For

2011-07-18
CURRENT
AS81822A
This specification covers both insulated and uninsulated solid conductor wire, designed for solderless wrap connections in electrical and electronic devices and equipment. The terminations of the wire are intended to be made with hand or automatic tools which wrap the wire, under tension, around terminal pins (commonly called wrapposts) to form solderless wrapped connections.
Standard

Wire, Electrical, Fluoropolymer-Insulated, Copper or Copper Alloy

2001-07-01
HISTORICAL
AS22759
This specification covers fluoropolymer-insulated single conductor electrical wires made with tin-coated, silver-coated, or nickel-coated conductors of copper or copper alloy as specified in the applicable specification sheet. The fluoropolymer insulation of these wires may be polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP), polyvinylidene fluoride (PVF2), ethylene-tetrafluoroethylene copolymer (ETFE), or other fluoropolymer resin. The fluoropolymer may be used alone or in combination with other insulation materials.
Standard

Wire, Electrical, Fluoropolymer-Insulated, Copper or Copper Alloy

2006-12-05
HISTORICAL
AS22759A
AS22759 specification covers fluoropolymer-insulated single conductor electrical wires made with tin-coated, silver-coated, or nickel-coated conductors of copper or copper alloy as specified in the applicable detail specification. The fluoropolymer insulation may be polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP), polyvinylidene fluoride (PVF2), ethylene-tetrafluoroethylene copolymer (ETFE), or other fluoropolymer resin. The fluoropolymer may be used alone or in combination with other insulation materials.
Standard

Wire, Electrical, Fluoropolymer-Insulated, Copper or Copper Alloy

2011-09-06
HISTORICAL
AS22759B
AS22759 specification covers fluoropolymer-insulated single conductor electrical wires made with tin-coated, silver-coated, or nickel-coated conductors of copper or copper alloy as specified in the applicable detail specification. The fluoropolymer insulation may be polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP), polyvinylidene fluoride (PVF2), ethylene-tetrafluoroethylene copolymer (ETFE), or other fluoropolymer resin. The fluoropolymer may be used alone or in combination with other insulation materials.
Standard

Wire, Electrical, Crosslinked Polyalkene, Crosslinked Alkane-Imide Polymer, or Polyarlyene Insulated, Copper or Copper Alloy

2011-08-11
HISTORICAL
AS81044A
This specification covers single conductor electric wires made as specified in the applicable specification sheet with tin-coated, silver-coated, or nickel-coated copper or copper alloy conductors insulated with crosslinked polyalkene, crosslinked alkane-imide polymer, or polyarylene. The crosslinked polyalkene, crosslinked alkane-imide polymer, or polyarylene may be used alone or in combination with other insulation materials as specified in the specification sheet.
Standard

Wire, Electrical, Crosslinked Polyalkene, Crosslinked Alkane-Imide Polymer, or Polyarlyene Insulated, Copper or Copper Alloy

2019-07-08
CURRENT
AS81044B
AS81044 covers single conductor electric wires made as specified in the applicable detail specification with tin-coated, silver-coated, or nickel-coated copper or copper alloy conductors insulated with crosslinked polyalkene, crosslinked alkane-imide polymer, or polyarylene. The crosslinked polyalkene, crosslinked alkane-imide polymer, or polyarylene may be used alone or in combination with other insulation materials as specified in the detail specification.
Standard

Wire, Electric, Polyvinyl Chloride Insulated, Copper or Copper Alloy

1998-03-01
HISTORICAL
AS50861
This specification covers polyvinyl chloride insulated single conductor electric wires made with tin-coated copper conductors or silver-coated copper alloy conductors as specified in the applicable military specification sheet. The polyvinyl chloride insulation of these wires may be used alone or in combination with other insulating or protective materials.
Standard

Wire, Electric, Polyvinyl Chloride Insulated, Copper or Copper Alloy

2011-01-14
HISTORICAL
AS50861A
This specification covers polyvinyl chloride insulated single conductor electric wires made with tincoated copper conductors or silver-coated copper alloy conductors as specified in the applicable detail specification. The polyvinyl chloride insulation of these wires may be used alone or in combination with other insulating or protective materials.
Standard

Wire, Electric, Polyvinyl Chloride Insulated, Copper or Copper Alloy

2018-10-15
CURRENT
AS50861B
This specification covers polyvinyl chloride insulated single conductor electric wires made with tin-coated copper conductors or silver-coated copper alloy conductors. The polyvinyl chloride insulation of these wires may be used alone or in combination with other insulating or protective materials.
Standard

Wheel Chocks

1996-07-01
HISTORICAL
AIR4905
The purpose of this document is to present general considerations for the design and use of aircraft wheel chocks. The design and use of aircraft wheel chocks is a good deal more complicated than it may appear at first glance.
Standard

Wheel Chocks

2016-05-06
CURRENT
AIR4905A
The purpose of this document is to present general considerations for the design and use of aircraft wheel chocks. The design and use of aircraft wheel chocks is a good deal more complicated than it may appear at first glance.
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