Lightning Protection of Aircraft

by F. A. Fisher and J.A. Plumer


This book will assist design engineers in understanding the effects of lightning strikes on aircraft, and in protecting aircraft against the direct and indirect effects that lightning may cause on aircraft structures and systems. This book is also intended for use by those involved in design of aircraft engines, avionics and other aircraft systems and equipment, airworthiness certification, aircraft operations, and investigation of possible lightning related incidents and accidents.

This is the second edition of Lightning Protection of Aircraft, which was first written at the request of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and published in 1989. The first edition was originally intended to be an update of a reference book of the same title by F. A. Fisher and J. A. Plumer, which was published in 1989.

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