The wing spar is configured to make selective snap-engagement with front rib-plates of spaced-apart front ribs positioned along the front of the wing spar. It is therefore an object of this invention to provide a wing structure utilizing an aluminum composite spar member having great versatility in use and ease of assembly. Wing spars for strut braced wings are normally cut from solid spruce or Douglas Fir blanks. 8. 4. While the connector elements 51 and 52 can be secured in their telescoped end use position with the wing spar and fuselage by use of glue or other securing means, it is within the scope of the invention to provide spring-biased lock assemblies 56 in association therewith. Such foams are well known in the art and will not be discussed herein. FIG. 6). Available sd-1 minisport kits include: The Basic sd-1 minisport Kit. The sheet cover 61 can be fabricated from any desired materials, such as wood, fabric, plastic, metal and the like. If the end structure is an ultra-light, experimental, or homebuilt aircraft, the components may be fabricated from structural plastics or suitable metals and can be maintained in their operative use assembled positions by use of high-strength glues, resins, welding, and/or riveting procedures that are well known in the art and which will not be discussed here. Longitudinal snap grooves are selectively provided along the aluminum composite spar at the junctures between the web portion and the upper and lower hollow flange members. endstream endobj startxref FIG. The Composite Wing Center's shell — walls, roof, doors and windows — was finished Dec. 31, 2015. 1, a model aircraft 30 is provided having a pair of aluminum composite spar wing structures 31 which are easily attached to the fuselage 32. The composite wing spar can be selectively separated into two T-shaped components which are reassembled to form a longitudinally tapered modified wing spar having hollow flanges for use in forming a composite foam core wing structure. (Fig.3). 18 through 20 further illustrate the use of the connector elements 51 and 52 in association with the composite I beam spar 33 used in the wings 31 and the fuselage 32 to align and maintain the wings 31 in their operative use position in relation to the fuselage 32. DESIGN OPTIMIZATION OF A COMPOSITE WING BOX FOR HIGH-ALTITUDE LONG-ENDURANCE AIRCRAFT By Philip T. Arévalo. 1, 2 and 3 thereof, the composite spar wing structure 31 is fabricated by use of a plurality of spaced-apart front and rear ribs, 43 and 44, respectively, which are adapted for easy engagement with the spar 33. FIG. The composite wing structures are connected to or through an aircraft fuselage by use of elongate spaced-apart connector elements which telescope respectively into the upper and lower hollow flange portions of the composie spar. 6 is a cross-sectional view of the assembled components of the aluminum composite wing spar taken on line 6--6 of FIG. 14 and 15 using any desired sheet cover 61. The components can then be longitudinally telescoped together as shown in FIGS. The wing of Airbus A350 is a two-spar wing designed within the multi rib structural layout. If a longitudinally tapered wing spar is desired the webs of the components 41 and 42 are diagonally cut to remove the portions of the webs as shown in FIG. The Boeing company (Everett, WA, US) kicked off production of the 777X aircraft with a company ceremony on October 23. 21. An elongate centrally positioned break groove 40 can be selectively provided on either face of the central web portion 34 in order to facilitate snap separation of the aluminum spar 33 into two separate components 41 and 42 as will be hereinafter described and as shown in FIG. 13 is a top view of the foam core wing structure embodiment of the invention shown in FIG. Thereafter, the components are joined along the web portions thereof to form a composite wing spar 60 as shown in FIGS. Outboard Spar construction. 17. 2 is a partial perspective schematic exploded view of the aluminum composite spar having an overall I beam cross-sectional configuration and the traverse ribs utilized in association therewith. This invention relates to an aluminum composite spar wing structure having an aluminum composite spar member which is comprised of a rolled aluminum member having an I cross-sectional configuration which is adapted for snap engagement with spaced-apart transverse ribs therealong so as to form a wing structure. The spring lock means are configured to lockably engage the upper and lower connector elements inserted into the hollow flange members in contact therewith so as to prevent removal of the connector elements from engagement with the hollow flange portions of the composite spar section mounted in the fuselage blade box assembly and the wing structure. Phil Lardner's Carbon Dragon Project - Laying the up Main Wing Spar Center Section - from start to finish! As shown generally in the drawings and more particularly in FIGS. 12 through 15. Normally two spar construction is common in transport aircraft wing design. 11 is a schematic exploded perspective view showing one embodiment of the connector element means utilized for alignably connecting the wings to the fuselage. The wing structures are connected to or through the fuselage by use of elongate spaced-apart connector elements which telescope respectively into the upper and lower hollow flange portions of the aluminum composite spar and into the corresponding hollow flange portions of an aluminum composite spar section transversely positioned across the fuselage so that the wings are symmetrically supported by and extend from the fuselage in the commonly accepted member. As shown in the drawings and more specifically in FIG. 12 is a schematic exploded cross-sectional view of another embodiment of the aluminum composite spar wing structure showing the use of a plastic foam core in conjunction with the composite spar to form the desired wing structure. I had been working on that project for almost a year when Melmoth 1 was demolished in an accident, and so I had to build a new wing as well. Privacy Policy Fiberglass cloth is typical sold by the yard and comes in 38" wide rolls. A pair of opposed longitudinal snap grooves can be selectively provided along the junctures of the hollow flange members with the central web portion. 21, corresponding spring-biased lock assemblies 56 are provided in association with the corresponding fuselage I beam section 55 and the wing spars 33, respectively. 9 is a cross-sectional view of the assembled composite wing spar taken on line 9--9 of FIG. None of the known prior art wing structures utilize an aluminum composite spar member such as that of applicant which has an I cross-sectional configuration comprised of a central web portion having opposed substantially rectangular hollow flange portions. A spring lock assembly is selectively provided in association with the aforementioned fuselage blade box assembly and the wing spar elements. The high lift loads on the rotor blades are carried by the main spar construction similar to the one found in most aircraft wing constructions. 13. 18 is a partial schematic cross-sectional view taken on line 18--18 of FIG. Each of the front ribs 43 is provided with a front rib plate 45 which is adapted to make snap engagement with the snap grooves 39 so as to be in abutting engagement with the forward face of the web portion 34 of the spar 33. FIG. In another embodiment of the invention, spring lock assembly means are provided in association with the aforementioned fuselage blade box assembly and the wing spar elements. 3 is a cross-sectional view of the assembled aluminum composite spar wing structure taken on line 3--3 of FIG. In the preferred embodiment of the invention as shown generally in the drawings and more specifically in FIGS. Each of the modifications is to be considered as included in the hereinafter appended claims, unless these claims by their language expressly provide otherwise. The composite spar wing structure is comprised of a composite spar having an I cross-sectional configuration which is adapted for snap engagement with spaced-apart transverse ribs therealong so as to form a wing structure. A fuselage blade box assembly is transversely provided through the fuselage and is provided with a segment of the aluminum composite spar section so as to selectively receive the connector elements as previously described. Thus engaged, the connector elements 51 and 52 cannot be removed or accidently dislodged from the hollow flange into which they have been inserted. As shown, the foam material 62 flows around and completely encases the modified spar 60 to form a unitary foam wing structure 59 having versatility in use and embodying ease of construction. Building a Composite Airplane Wing: This is a relatively simple guide to composite airplane wing construction. The composite wing spar can be selectively separated into two T-shaped components which are reassembled to form a longitudinally tapered modified wing spar having hollow flanges for use in forming a composite foam core wing structure. The wing spar is configured to define a central web portion having a pair of opposed hollow flange members provided therealong. The use of composites in aircraft structures is steadily increased and now become part of daily life. 789 0 obj <>stream The spar as well as the low-load-carrying sections of the rotor blade is manufactured of composite materials. The sd-1 minisport is available as plans, in a variety of kits, or as a finished product, based upon how involved in the process you would like to be. Thus positioned, the front ribs 33 cooperate with the spar 33 and an associated cover sheet 46 to form the airfoil configuration of the wing structure 31. The rolled aluminum spar is configured to have an elongate central web portion provided with upper and lower hollow flange members having a substantially rectangular hollow cross-sectional configuration. In order to adapt the wing spar 33 for use in forming the foam wing, it is snapped into two components 41 and 42, respectively, as previously described. FIG. State of the art 777X Composite Wing Center completes parts Dec 6, 2016 | Boeing Commercial. a fuselage is provided having a spar section transversely mounted therethrough, said spar section having a pair of opposed fuselage hollow flange portions being in aligned register with said corresponding wing hollow flange portions provided on said wing spar positioned adjacent thereto; and. FIG. Wing Panels for NASA WB57F Aircraft. The wing spar can also be selectively configured to define a pair of opposed elongate longitudinal slots along the junctures of the hollow flange members with the central web portion. 17 is a partial schematic top view of the embodiment of the invention shown in FIG. The elongate slots defined by the hollow flange members cooperate to slidably receive and support rear rib assemblies therein so as to form the wing structure. endstream endobj 755 0 obj <>/Metadata 56 0 R/Outlines 80 0 R/PageLayout/OneColumn/Pages 752 0 R/StructTreeRoot 105 0 R/Type/Catalog>> endobj 756 0 obj <>/ExtGState<>/Font<>/XObject<>>>/Rotate 0/StructParents 0/Tabs/S/Type/Page>> endobj 757 0 obj <>stream This interrlationship is shown in FIG. The optimum ply orientation was obtained by conducting parametric study using ANSYS FEM package by varying the orientation sequence in the composites. If a model aircraft kit is being assembled, the foregoing components are generally fabricated from balsa and spruce wood and are generally secured in their operative use assembled positions by appropriate glues and/or resins. The hollow flange portions are adapted to receive connector elements thereinto. A composite spar wing assembly for use in model aircraft and/or air recreational vehicle construction. Connector elements are provided which are adapted to telescopingly engage the fuselage hollow flange portions and the wing hollow flange portions so as to maintain said wing structures in their operative use position on the fuselage. - An extra layer of cloth was used for the inner 1/3 of the span to increase the local strength near the root. FIG. FIG. The wing spar is also configured to define a pair of opposed longitudinal slots at the junctures between the hollow flange members and the central web portion. Kollman Composites specializes in flying wing aircraft. 1. In summary, a composite wing spar assembly is provided comprising an elongate wing spar having a substantially I cross-sectional configuration. None of the prior known art wing structures utilize an aluminum composite spar member which is uniquely adapted to cooperate with fuselage-mounted lock and support means to selectively receive and lockably maintain the wing structures in their operative use position on the fuselage. Each of the wing structures is provided with a wing spar therethrough. This is done because of the limited space often available to the homebuilder. Although the preferred embodiment of the spar 33 is fabricated as a rolled aluminum structure, it is within the scope of the invention that the spar 33 be fabricated as an extruded plastic structure or by use of any other metal or construction material depending on the specific intended end use of the spar 33, i.e. Keywords: Composite Wing, Modelling in CATIA V5, Finite element Analysis in Nastran, Optimum ply orientation. 13. The ribs, the false spars and the skin are modeled with shells (Fig. The spar section is configured to define a pair of opposed fuselage hollow flange portions in aligned register with the corresponding wing hollow flange portions. c�z�}B�#G�V?� ,��^���s��!�+ X"n�t}�H2�D�iv��`q� @ʊ�eJ.D�2@� 9 Molded Wing Composite Construction Notes: The composite Apogee does not use an internal wing spar - the wing skin provides the strength. FIG. A plurality of spaced-apart rear ribs are selectively positioned along the rear of the wing spar. 5 is a schematic view showing the separate components of the wing spar in their assembled overlap position to form an elongate longitudinally tapered wing spar structure. FIG. 754 0 obj <> endobj %PDF-1.5 %���� It is also within the scope of the invention that the wing spar 33 have a cross-sectional configuration comprising a central web 34 with integrally formed opposed hollow flange portions. 9 and 12 through 15. While the web of the spar is expected to transfer shear loads under an overall bending load, presence of such discontinuities are of great concern. 5 through 7 or butt-joined as shown in FIG. Troy Gottbreht closes the door of Boeing’s enormous autoclave at Boeing’s 777X Composite Wing Center, where a lower panel skin for a left wing is about to be cured, part of testing in Everett. The web portions of the T members can be selectively cut to form complimentary oppositely tapered portions which can be reassembled to form a composite spar member having an elongate longitudinal tapered configuration. The edges of the pawl 57 are configured to lockably engage transverse slots 58 provided in the surfaces of the connector elements 51 and 52. GKN Aerospace (Cowes, Isle of Wight, U.K.) recently joined this select group as it completed the design and built the first composite components for the ~18.3m/60-ft main wing spars on Toulouse, France-based aircraft manufacturer Airbus Industries’ A400M military transport aircraft. Aircraft Spruce sells these under 'Rutan Fiberglass cloths' - UNI = RA7715 and BID = RA7725. 20 is a partial schematic cross-sectional view taken on line 20--20 of FIG. Thanks to their high strength/weight and stiffness/weight ratios, they are used in the automotive, sports and aerospace industries; in order to allow the construction of lightweight structures. FIG. It is ability to produce the stresses in all nodes of composite wing spar. Privacy Policy Normally two spar construction is common in transport aircraft wing design. 10 is an enlarged end view of the preferred embodiment of the unitary aluminum composite spar showing the longitudinal snap groove portions and longitudinal grooves along the juncture points of the central web portion with the hollow flanges of the spar. These panels are all aluminum construction requiring autoclave curing on custom tooling built by Straight Flight. PDF | On Jun 23, 2018, Ahmed abdul hussain Ali published The Static Analysis of Composite Aircraft Wing-Box Structure | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate Several layouts and associated manufacturing techniques are applied in the rotor blade industry. It is thus seen that a unique aluminum composite spar wing structure assembly is provided which has versatility in use and which provides ease of assembly by eliminating time-consuming and tedious construction steps heretofore found in the construction of model aircraft by use of methods and structures of the prior known art. Further, the instant invention finds applicability in the construction of air recreational vehicles such as ultra-light aircraft, hang gliders, sail planes, small experimental aircraft, homebuilt aircraft and other aircraft as desired. Concentrated load points such as engine mounts or landing gear are attached to the main spar. Each of the wing spar components is configured to define a longitudinal hollow flange portion having a longitudinal correspondingly tapered web portion extending therefrom. A sheet cover is provided in association with wing spar and the ribs to define the wing structure airfoil. A pair of spaced-apart snap grooves 39 are provided along the junctures between the central web 34 and the upper and lower hollow flange portions, 35 and 36, respectively. 1 is a perspective schematic exploded assembly view of an aircraft utilizing the aluminum composite spar wing structure. The wing is then completed to the configuration shown in FIGS. FIG. The spars and ribs are of carbon-Divinycel construction. & Terms of Use. Thus positioned, the rear ribs 34 cooperate with the spar 33 and associated cover sheet 46 to form the rear airfoil configuration of the wing structure 31. FIG. The wing can be completely detached from the fuselage allowing the wing and fuselage to be transported on a trailer with less than 8 feet overall width. A composite spar foam wing structure assembly is provided which comprises an elongate longitudinally tapered composite wing spar having a substantially I cross-sectional configuration. 22 is a partial schematic cross-sectional view of the spring lock means assembly taken on line 22--22 of FIG. Spar web: The spar web consists of the material between the spar caps … A composite wing spar assembly is provided which is adapted for use in fabricating a longitudinally tapered foam wing structure. The spring lock is configured to lockably engage the upper and lower connector elements inserted into the hollow flange members in contact therewith so as to prevent removal of the connector elements from engagement with the hollow flange portions of the composite spar section mounted in the fuselage blade box assembly and the wing structure. h�b```����o@��(�����d☵��At²�K�Sd��8��zs�:�"�Wխ�"Ӯ�E3i�� �":8�1u0pt@�� M�g` -�B@,��Q���ហ The longitudinal slots are adapted to slidably receive rear rib-plates of spaced-apart rear ribs positioned along the rear of the spar. as part of model airplane kit and/or as part of air recreational vehicles such as ultra-light aircraft, hang gliders, sail planes, small experimental aircraft, homebuilt aircraft and other aircraft as desired. A corresponding composite I beam structure section 55 can be selectively provided in the fuselage in end-to-end alignment with the spars 33 of the wing structures so as to retentively engage the connector elements 51 and 52. 5. 12. 7 is a cross-sectional view of another embodiment of the aluminum wing spar showing the components assembled so that the central web portion of each component telescopes within the opposed component. This major milestone shifted the teams' focus to installing building systems such as mechanical, electrical and compressed air, and meeting the requirements for tools and equipment. We have extensive knowledge and experience in composite aircraft construction and specialize in composite wing spars employing graphite rods. 2 and 10, an elongate rolled aluminum spar 33 is provided which has a generally I cross-sectional configuration. 21 is a partial schematic front elevational view of another embodiment of the invention showing the wing spar and fuselage mounted connector element spring lock means assemblies. sd-1 minisport Kits. UND is used on parts where the load is expected to run in a given linear direction (e.g., wing spar, canard spar, etc.) This composite wing spar with circular and rectangular cutouts was used in the current analysis. FIG. Although not critical to this invention, the remainder of the wing structure 31 is completed by use of leading edge 48, trailing edge 49 and end panel assemblies 50 that are well known in the art and will not be described in detail herein. Each of the rear ribs 44 is provided with a rear rib plate 47 which is adapted to make sliding engagement with the spar 33 by selective movement into and along the access slots 37 and 38 defined by the spar 33. A composite spar wing assembly for use in model aircraft and/or air recreational vehicle construction. 17. The wing for the Super 2 is built in three sections. After assisting the recovery of the aircraft that was being stored in Tucson, Arizona, for nearly 30 years Straight Flight fabricated new replacement wing panels. Each wing spar is configured to define a central web portion provided with a pair of opposed spaced-apart hollow wing flange portions. FIG. The cross-sectional views of FIGS. The spar near to the leading edge of the wing is called as front spar and the spar closer to the aft portion of the wing is called as rear spar of the wing. Local strength near the root discussed herein line 22 -- 22 of FIG selectively provided with an wing... 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