Why do we need wing bending tests, what can we learn from them and how can this help us evolve the product? Transport category airplanes, which includes most aircraft in commercial passenger service, must meet the FAA regulations in 14 CFR Part 25. Some relevant excerpts are as follows: §25.305 The structure must be able … Continue reading Why do we complete wing bending tests?
Do jet aircraft have an emergency propeller?There is an emergency propeller that comes down in an emergency of jet-engine aircrafts. It is behind the main landing gears.Is this true or a story somebody made up? The Ram Air Turbine, which is deployed in case of some aircraft in case of loss of main electrical power … Continue reading Do jet aircraft have an emergency propeller?