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SAFE Inc.

GOVERNMENT

United States Air Force Academy’s Center for Aircraft Structural Life Extension (CAStLE)

Defense Acquisition Guidebook


TECHNOLOGY

AFGROW – Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue Crack Growth Analysis software tool


REFERENCE

Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

FAA Regulatory and Guidance Library (RGL)

NASA Technical Reports Server

Department of Defense – ASSIST

SURVIAC-Survivability-Vulnerability Information Analysis Center

Technical University Delft Institutional Repository

DSTO Publications

NLR Reports


USAF STRUCTURES BULLETINS

2019

Structures Bulletin Durability and Damage Tolerance for Additive Manufacturing of Structural Parts

2017

Structures Bulletin 17-001 Cold Expanded Holes Benefit

2016

Structures Bulletin 16-001 Aircraft Structure Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) Planning, Development, and Implementation

Structures Bulletin 16-002  Structural Overloads – Mishap Assessment and Disposition Process 

2015

Structures Bulletin 15-001 Aircraft Structure Teardown Inspection and Evaluation Program Protocols

Structures Bulletin 15-002 Requirements for NDI Procedure Development, Validation, and Verification for Aircraft Structural Inspections During Operations and Support Phase  

2014

Structures Bulletin 14-003 Durability Test Programs to Validate Aircraft Structure Service Life Capability for Repairs, Modifications, and Materials & Processes Changes 

2013

Structures Bulletin 13-001 Material, Product Form, and Process Substitution Guidelines for Metallic Components

Structures Bulletin 13- 002 Correlating Durability Analysis to Unanticipated Fatigue Cracks in Metallic Structure 

Structures Bulletin 13-003 Revised Initial Flaw Size Assumptions for Slow Crack Growth (SCG) Metallic Structures

2012 

Structures Bulletin 12-001 Requirements for Evaluation and Authorization of Digital Radiography for Inspection of Aerospace Castings

Structures Bulletin 12-002 Methodology to Establish Bird Strike Design Criteria

Structures Bulletin 12-003 Damage Tolerance Inspection Methodology for Slow Crack Growth Metallic Structure 

 2011

Structures Bulletin 11-001 Guidance on Correlating Finite Element Models to Measurements from Structural Ground Tests 

2010

Structures Bulletin 10-001 Revised Design Criteria for Pressurized Structure

Structures Bulletin 10-002 Air Force Crash Load and Cargo Restraint Requirements for Fixed Wing Aircraft

Structures Bulletin 10-002- Appendix A Evolution of Air Force Crash Load and Cargo Restraint Requirements

2009

Structures Bulletin 09-001 Methodology for Determination of Equivalent Flight Hours and Approaches to Communicate Usage Severity 

2008

Structures Bulletin 08-001 Revised Damage Tolerance Requirements and Determination of Fail- Safety Life Limits for Fail-Safe Metallic Structures 

Structures Bulletin 08-002 Revised Damage Tolerance Requirements and Determination of Operational Life Limits for Slow Crack Growth Metallic Structures 

Structures Bulletin 08-003 Fail-Safe Assessments of Current Aircraft 

Structures Bulletin 08-008 Structural Analysis Data Requirements

Structures Bulletin 08-012 In-Service Inspection Flaw Assumptions for Metallic Structures 

2004

Structures Bulletin 05-002 Joint USAF-USN Aircraft Strength Flight Release Methodology 

2004

Structures Bulletin 04-002 Factor of Uncertainty for Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV)

Structures Bulletin 04-003 ASIP Requirements for Commercial Derivative Aircraft