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Cobham Antenna Systems, Lightning Testing Services, Abingdon, UK

T: +44 (0) 1235 540970

Cobham Antenna Systems, Lightning Testing Services, Units 13/15, Nuffield Way, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK  OX14 1RL.

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Lightning Protection Training Courses

Lightning training course covering the protection of structures and systems against lightning strikes.

Lightning Protection Training Courses

 

Course content:

 

  • Characteristics of lightning, its interaction with, and its effect on aircraft
    - Where does the lightning strike the aircraft (zoning)?
    - Lightning threat definition for certification and testing
  • Standards and specifications for civil and military aircraft
  • Procedure for certification
  • Lightning damage to metal and composite aircraft structures
    - Damage mechanisms and protection against damage
  • Damage and interruption of electrical systems by induced voltages from lightning
    - How they arise, how they can be determined by simulation and test and how to protect against them
  • Test techniques for the certification of systems and equipment
  • Hazards to fuel systems
    - How they arise, how protection can be provided for fuel systems and demonstrated by test
  • Lightning damage to antennas and radomes
    - Protection of dielectrics against puncture and reduction of transients induced on receivers
  • P-Static charging problems of dielectrics including windscreens
  • Simulated lightning demonstrated in the laboratory
  • Interactive problem solving class

 

Who should attend?

The course is aimed typically at professional engineers working in the field of aerospace design and development, manufacture and certification. It covers the protection of structures and systems against lightning strikes.

 

No previous knowledge of the subject of lightning protection is assumed and all concepts will be explained as the lectures proceed.

Brochure

Lightning Testing Course Brochure

Lightning Testing Course Letter

Lightning Testing Course Letter

 

 

 
 
 
 

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