Technology Development, Validation, and Transfer Via the FAA Airworthiness Assurance Validation

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In 1991, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) established an Airworthiness Assurance NDI Validation Center (AANC) at Sandia National Laboratories. Its primary mission is to support technology development, validation, and transfer to industry in order to enhance the airworthiness and improve the aircraft maintenance practices of the U.S. commercial aviation industry. The Center conducts projects in a myriad of engineering disciplines. The results are placed in the public domain so that the industry at-large can reap the benefits of FAA-funded Research and Development efforts. To support the Center's goals, the FAA/AANC has set up a hangar facility at the Albuquerque International ... continued below

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Perry, R.L. April 15, 1999.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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In 1991, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) established an Airworthiness Assurance NDI Validation Center (AANC) at Sandia National Laboratories. Its primary mission is to support technology development, validation, and transfer to industry in order to enhance the airworthiness and improve the aircraft maintenance practices of the U.S. commercial aviation industry. The Center conducts projects in a myriad of engineering disciplines. The results are placed in the public domain so that the industry at-large can reap the benefits of FAA-funded Research and Development efforts. To support the Center's goals, the FAA/AANC has set up a hangar facility at the Albuquerque International Airport which contains a collection of transport and commuter aircraft as well as other test specimens. The facility replicates a working maintenance environment by incorporating both the physical inspection difficulties as well as the environmental factors which influence maintenance reliability.

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OSTI as DE00005806

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  • Society for Experimental Mechanics Conference, Cincinnati, OH (US), 06/07/1999--06/09/1999

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  • Report No.: SAND99-0940C
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5806
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc699275

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Perry, R.L. Technology Development, Validation, and Transfer Via the FAA Airworthiness Assurance Validation, article, April 15, 1999; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699275/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.