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Toward Fly-By-Light Aircraft
Author(s): John R. Todd
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Paper Abstract

After years of research and development, it appears that extensive use of fiber optics on aircraft is approaching realization. The status of fiber-optic components and systems for aircraft is overviewed, and efforts to develop standards and standardized test procedures are discussed. The accomplishments of the first 2 years of the Fiber Optics Readiness Program at Douglas Aircraft Company is reviewed, and an insight into future efforts is provided.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 February 1989
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0989, Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms II, (9 February 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.959824
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John R. Todd, Douglas Aircraft Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0989:
Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms II
Norris E. Lewis; Emery L. Moore, Editor(s)

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