- Volume 23 Issue 7 Serial No. 166
A brake pedal for the flight control system of the Korean primary trainer is developed using composite material. The development includes the structural design, stress analysis, manufacturing and the qualification tests. A FEM analysis is used for the structural design and stress analysis. Autoclaving process is used to fabricate the composite brake pedal. For the qualification tests, modular fixtures are developed and applied. It is shown that the composite brake pedal developed meets all the structural integrity requirements specified in the military specification for aircraft parts.
Composite Material;Brake Pedal;Structrual Integrity;Failure Criteria;Damage Tolerance;Sandwich Structure;Modular Construction System