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Program to validate inspection technology for aging aircraft
Author(s): Patrick L. Walter
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Paper Abstract

This paper provides an overview of a program established at Sandia National Laboratories by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to validate nondestructive inspection (NDI) processes for application to aging aircraft. The paper describes an NDI Validation Center, an evolving library of specimens with typical defects, a validation process, ongoing related field experimentation, and current and future work activities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 December 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2001, Nondestructive Inspection of Aging Aircraft, (3 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163837
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Patrick L. Walter, Sandia National Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2001:
Nondestructive Inspection of Aging Aircraft
Michael T. Valley; Nancy K. Del Grande; Albert S. Kobayashi, Editor(s)

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