CHAPTER 6: Aircraft Loads


The aircraft loads chapter covers static and dynamic loads, testing, ground and flight testing, and loads and safety certification standards.

  • Types of Loads
  • Structure Failures
  • Fatigue
  • Structural Testing and Criteria
  • Load Factor and Weight Limits
  • The Flight Envelope
  • Limit Load Factor
  • Never Exceed Speed Limit
  • Maneuver Loads
  • Landing Loads
  • Safety Criteria