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Lightning protection of aircraft

By J. A. Plumer and F. A. Fisher

Abstract

The current knowledge concerning potential lightning effects on aircraft and the means that are available to designers and operators to protect against these effects are summarized. The increased use of nonmetallic materials in the structure of aircraft and the constant trend toward using electronic equipment to handle flight-critical control and navigation functions have served as impetus for this study

Topics: AIR TRANSPORTATION AND SAFETY
Year: 1977
OAI identifier: oai:casi.ntrs.nasa.gov:19780003081

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