Project overview

Morson Projects were responsible for the analysis and design of metallic Trailing Edge Details (TED) for the MID and Outer Fixed Trailing Edge (MFTE/OFTE) and the composite Trailing Edge Secondary Structure (TESS) for the MFTE, for the A350-900.


Delivering the project requirements to an agreed Statement of Work (SOW), our team delivered and analysis activities to include:

  • Actuator Brackets
  • Aileron Support Structure
  • Buttstraps, Tie-Rods & Flap Drive Brackets
  • Closing Rib
  • Complete Outer False Works
  • Cruise Rollers
  • Drive Shaft Support Brackets
  • Fixed System Brackets
  • FTI Provision
  • Metallic Bonding Network
  • Mid Secondary Structure – Upper & Lower Panels
  • Panel Support Ribs
  • Sliding Angles
  • Spoiler Support Structure
  • Spreader Plates

In support of the design of the items above, Morson Projects were responsible for producing and using:

  • Design Deliverables
  • Detailed Design using CATIA V5, R18
  • DFM Drawings
  • Frontier and Interface Drawings, PKCs ect
  • Full Utilisation of PDMLink
  • Complete FiberSIM Models (Panels)
  • Mass Reporting (BOM)

Stress Deliverables:

  • Analysis using MathCAD, NASTRAN, PATRAN, ISAMI
  • ASD’s
  • Detailed Finite Element Models (DFEM)
  • Interface Loads Reports
  • MFTE Integrated Finite Element Model (IFEM)
  • Static Sizing Reports
  • Stress Reports (B-Scheme & C-Scheme)

Fatigue and Damage Tolerance

  • Analysis using ISAMI & AUK DAMTOL SEQDAM
  • F&DT Reports