ARP 5412

ARP5412B – Aircraft Lightning Environment and Related Test Waveforms

The environment and test waveforms defined by the SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice ARP5412 – Aircraft Lightning Environment and Related Test Waveforms accounts for the best lightning data and analysis currently available.

The waveforms provided in the ARP5412 are considered to be adequate for the demonstration of compliance for the protection of an aircraft and its systems against the lightning environment and should be applied in accordance with the aircraft lightning strike zones (see ARP5414) and test methods (see ARP5416), and applicable FAA and EASA advisory and interpretive material.

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