wing spar

wing spar

The principal span-wise structural wing member designed to carry all the stresses distributed throughout the whole area of the wing. These can be of different types (e.g., simply formed or extruded channel, I section, laminated section, truss). See spar.
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WASHINGTON, Safar 06, 1437, November 18, 2015, SPA -- Pentagon testers for the F-35C reported a crack on the wing spar of a test aircraft, prompting contractor engineers to formulate a solution, UPI reported.
NYSE MKT: CVU) said it received a purchase order from the Cessna Aircraft company to supply wing spar assemblies on its flagship aircraft, the new Citation X+.
Other airframe upgrades included strengthening the carbon fiber, single-part wing spar, the landing gear and a new flap system, allowing extension to the first position at 150 knots.
Spirit also designs and builds the A350 XWBOs composite front wing spar and fixed leading edge, which have already been delivered to Airbus in the UK.
Spirit also designs and builds the composite front wing spar and fixed leading edge for the A350 XWB, which have already been delivered to Airbus in the UK.
5 metre) wing spar -- the main support structure for the wing -- into a giant tool that automatically drills, measures and installs more than 5,000 fasteners into the spar.
According to Valair's president, Jeff Snyder, this is the first time that the forward and rear wing spar caps have been replaced on a Beech 1900.
The assembly jigs that were supplied did not meet the requirements, there was mismatch in the kits/ components supplied, there were defects in major assemblies like the wing spar etc.
The repairs include replacing five of the nine lower wing planks and the aft lower wing spar, which will extend the aircraft's service life by eight to ten years.
A wing spar is the primary structural component running the length of the wing.
Contract Awarded for Supply wing spar assemblies on their flagship aircraft, the Citation X