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Vertical Load Acceleration Limits  
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31821 posts, RR: 55
Posted (11 years 10 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1632 times:

The following flight vertical load acceleration limits are specified in the FAA Flight Manual for B732s,

(a) Flaps up .........................................................2.5g to -1.0g
(b) Flaps down.....................................................2.0g to 0.0g

What is the Maximum vertical loads it can sucessfully take under test conditions.

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User currently offlineFredT From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2002, 2185 posts, RR: 25
Reply 1, posted (11 years 10 months 19 hours ago) and read 1568 times:

The simple answer is that we don't know how much they can actually take. That's why we have safety margins when designing them.  Smile

But if you ever get a chance, check out imagery of destructive testing of wings. The forces and amount of bending they can sustain before breaking is nothing short of amazing.


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