This specification covers one strength and one weave of mercerized cotton cloth known as "airplane cloth." This cloth has been used typically for covering aircraft surfaces, such as wings, fuselage, ailerons, elevators, and other airfoil surfaces, but usage is not limited to such applications.
Rationale: This standard has been revised as a result of the normal 5 year review process. The revisions made update some of the test methods and reference documents for more specific detail and methodology.
Also known as: SAE AMS 3806
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