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Aircraft Design Analysis

Development of the Beech Super King Air Airplane, built by Beech Aircraft Corporation, was aided by NASA Computer Program, NASTRAN, which electronically analyzes a computerized design and predicts how it will react to many different conditions of stress and strain. Program was employed to analyze the airplane's structure and engine mounts. Company reports it has achieved cost savings and improved its design/analysis capabilities through use of this program.
Internal Laboratory Ref #: 
LARC-SO-35
Patent Status: 
Agency
NASA
State: 
Virginia
Lab Representatives
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