geodetic construction

geodetic construction

geodetic construction
A typical geodetic construction.
A form of aircraft structure no longer in use. It is a form of construction in which stresses are carried in a portion of the structure made up of strips of metal or wood that cross to form a diamond-shaped lattice.
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The services covered by this procurement item include: services of professional construction supervision, including geomechanical construction supervision services and the main supervisors services, services of control and quality assurance of material and material installation, field and laboratory tests, geodetic construction control services, work safety coordinator services at the construction stage
The geodetic concept, was developed by Wallis through its application on a series of Vickers aircraft over a number of years, ie the Type 207 and Type 253 (bi-planes with geodetic panels in the fuselage), the Type 246 (a prototype monoplane with geodetic structure), the Wellesley (first aircraft produced in quantity with geodetic structure), the Wellington (the production version of the Wellesley), the Warwick (enlarged version of the Wellington), the Windsor (first four engined bomber of geodetic construction) and finally the Viking (geodetic wing panels).
Since 1959 the old airfield has been used to train firefighters from all over the world, but the Wellington aircraft, with its unique geodetic construction, is remembered so vividly in the little museum.
: The services covered by this procurement item include: services of professional building construction supervision and chief engineer, services of control and quality assurance of material and material installation, Field and laboratory tests, geodetic construction control services, services of the coordinator at work at work,