SAE AIR6508 - Supplemental Propulsion System Performance Station Designation
January 1, 2019 - SAE

This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) supplements the AS755 performance station designation system for complex or unconventional propulsion cycles and their derivatives. The station numbering conventions presented herein are for use in all communications concerning propulsion system...

SAE AIR4250 - (R) Electronic Engine Control Specifications and Standards
December 1, 2018 - SAE

This report lists documents that aid and govern the design, development, certification, and utilization of aerospace electronic engine control systems. The report lists the military and industry specifications and standards that are commonly used in electronic engine control system design. Also...

SAE AIR6820 - Electrical Wiring Fuel Compatibility
December 1, 2018 - SAE

This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) is limited to the subject of compatibility of wiring as part of aircraft Electrical Wiring and Interconnect Systems (EWIS)installed in and around fuel tanks. Purpose This AIR examines the requirements of AS50881, FAA requirements, and...

SAE AIR512 - Aircraft Cabin Illumination
November 1, 2018 - SAE

This document covers the general recommendations for cabin lighting in order to provide satisfactory illumination for, but not limited to, commercial transport aircraft: Boarding and deplaning Movement about the cabin Reading Use of lavatories Use of work areas Using stowage compartments, coat...

SAE AIR6245 - Perspectives on Integrating Structural Health Monitoring Systems into Fixed-Wing Military Aircraft
November 1, 2018 - SAE

This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) is prepared for stakeholders seeking information about the evolution, integration, and approval of SHM technologies for military aircraft systems. The report provides this information in the form of (a) two military organizations' perspectives on...

SAE AIR18 - Propeller Shaft Ends - Dual Rotation (Engine Supplied Bearing)
November 1, 2018 - SAE

This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) records the results of an investigation of dual rotation propeller shaft standard for an engine supplied bearing and the reason for deciding that such a bearing is impracticable. For reference purposes the appended data and figures record the...

SAE AIR6037 - Aircraft Exhaust Nonvolatile Particle Matter Measurement Method Development
November 1, 2018 - SAE

This report provides current practice measurement methods for quantifying nonvolatile particle matter at the exit plane of aircraft gas turbine engines. This document contains detailed information for many instruments and techniques, described in AIR5892A, that have been applied in aircraft engine...

SAE AIR5145 - Directory of Databases Part I - Whole Body Anthropometry Surveys
November 1, 2018 - SAE

This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) lists whole body anthropometric surveys and provides current sources for the survey raw data and summary statistics. Purpose: The purpose of this directory is to provide a single source for accessing anthropometric survey data for human modelers,...

SAE AIR5771 - The Measurement of Engine Thrust in an Altitude Test Facility
February 1, 2018 - SAE

Scope of the Initial Issue This report covers engine tests performed in Altitude Test Facilities (ATFs) with the primary purpose of determining steady state thrust at simulated altitude flight conditions as part of the in-flight thrust determination process. As such it is complementary to AIR1703...

SAE AIR5883 - Landing Gear Shock Struts Bearing Selection
October 1, 2018 - SAE

This document defines the criteria used for the selection of landing gear shock strut upper and lower bearings (see Figure 1). Common problems associated with shock strut bearings are presented herein.

SAE AIR7521 - Measurement Data and Reference Values for Compounds Potentially Found in Aircraft Engine Bleed Air
October 1, 2018 - SAE

This document summarizes published measurement data and reference values for marker chemical compounds listed in ARP4418 (see 2.1.1) potentially found in aircraft engine bleed air.

SAE AIR5666 - Icing Wind Tunnel Interfacility Comparison Tests
October 1, 2018 - SAE

This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) presents and discusses the results of tests of three models in six icing wind tunnels in North America and Europe. This testing activity was initiated by the Facility Standardization Panel of the SAE AC-9C Aircraft Icing Technology Subcommittee....

SAE AIR4777 - Nondestructive Inspection (NDI) Methods Used During Production and Operation of Aircraft Wheels and Brakes
October 1, 2018 - SAE

This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) identifies current nondestructive inspection (NDI) methods used to ensure product integrity and maximize "in service" life of the major structural components of aircraft wheel and brake assemblies.

SAE AIR6908 - Impact Characteristics of Seat Back Mounted IFE Monitors - Basis for ARP6330
September 1, 2018 - SAE

SCOPE This document provides background information, rationale, and data (both physical testing and computer simulations) used in defining the component test methods and similarity criteria described in SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) 6330. ARP6330 defines multiple test methods uses to...

SAE AIR5719 - (R) Teaching Points for a Class on “Critical Issues in Composite Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul”
September 1, 2018 - SAE

This document is to be used as a checklist by curriculum developers to create courses or training for critical composite repair, maintenance, and overhaul issues. This document will not take the place of courses or training requirements for specific job roles of a composite repair technician,...

SAE AIR4938 - (R) Composite and Bonded Structure Technician/Specialist Training Document
September 1, 2018 - SAE

SCOPE This document establishes the minimum curriculum requirements for training, practical assessments, and certifying composite structure repair personnel and metalbond repair personnel. It establishes criteria for the certification of personnel requiring appropriate knowledge of the technical...

SAE AIR6219 - Development of Atmospheric Neutron Single Event Effects Analysis for Use in Safety Assessments
August 1, 2018 - SAE

This document provides an example process for analyzing neutron Single Event Effects (SEE) for an electronic based airborne system for use in system safety assessments. This example has been used when the safety assessment process was in need of a SEE analysis. Purpose Galactic cosmic rays and...

SAE AIR1243 - Anti Blow-By Design Practice for Cap Seals
August 1, 2018 - SAE

This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) provides information on anti blow-by design practice for cap seals. Suggestions for piston cap seal sidewall notch design and other anti blow-by design details are also described. It also includes information on two key investigations based on the...

SAE AIR5797 - Aircraft Tire Wear Profile Development and Execution for Laboratory Testing
August 1, 2018 - SAE

This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) describes the current process for performing comparative wear testing on aircraft tires in a laboratory environment. This technique is applicable to both radial and bias tires, and is pertinent for all aircraft tire sizes. This AIR describes...

SAE AIR1276 - Aircraft Flashtube Anticollision Lighting Systems
August 1, 2018 - SAE

This document covers red and white anticollision lights using flashtubes as the light socurce PURPOSE This aerospace information report discusses various factors to be considered in the use of flashtubes in anticollision lighting for aircraft