Frangible Glider Development.

Vanderklein, Ian A.
2014

Abstract: There is a demonstrated need for an aerial reconnaissance glider that can disappear without a trace. To fill this need, a frangible glider was developed with a rigid airframe made up of many component pieces held together in compression by a tension member. The airframe can be triggered to fall apart into its component pieces by severing the tension member. The pr... read more

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Undergraduate Honors Theses
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Gliders (Aeronautics)
Tufts University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/008073
ID: tufts:sd.0000131
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