Folding wings design and weight analysis

Aviation technics and technology


Yarygina M. V.


This paper describes some variants of the folding wing structural design. Several types of junctions that are used in the aircraft design are analyzed. A review of wings weight formulas is shown. There is a description of the weight model of the folding wing and the results of its testing on the Su-33 and MiG-29K aircrafts.


junction; wing; folding joint; mass.

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