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College of Aviation

General Aviation Aircraft In-Flight Load Data Collection and Analysis

The scope of the project is to re-asses the fatigue evaluation data for empennage and wing structures of small airplanes. The airframe monitoring system to be used is the flight recorder system designed and manufactured by SEI in cooperation with ERAU.

Researchers

Richard Anderson Dr. Richard P. Anderson

Professor

Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Anderson, the director of the Eagle Flight Research Center, is the head of a new undergraduate minor in flight test and simulation. In addition to his primary duties as the university lead in flight testing and instrumentation, he is the faculty advisor to the sport aviation club.