Project overview

Our team worked closely with Spirit Aerosystems to carry out a wide range of support throughout the project. Our team were also responsible for the complete fixed leading edge residual strength analysis to support the A350-1000 First Flight, including UERF, Hail Strike and MLP.


Some of the items included within the design and analysis tasks were as follows:

  • Buttstraps
  • Closing Rib
  • De-Ice Region
  • Fixed System Brackets
  • Flap Track Ribs
  • FTI Provision
  • Hold Down Ribs
  • Intermediate Ribs
  • J-Nose Composite Panels
  • Lower Removable Composite Panels
  • Spreader Plates
  • System Raceway

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

  • Analysis Using Excel, Mathcad, NASTRAN, PATRAN & ISAMI
  • Analysis Using ISAMI
  • Complete Programme Management
  • Design Deliverables
  • Detailed Design Using CATIA V5, R23 (CATIA Format Applicable To The A350 Programme)
  • Detailed Finite Element Models (DFEM)
  • DFM Drawings
  • Exceedance Check Reports (Residual Strength)
  • F&DT Reports
  • Fatigue & Damage Tolerance
  • FLE IFEM Models For MLP, UERF & Hailstrike (Residual Strength)
  • Frontier & Interface Drawings,
  • Full Utilization of PDMLink
  • Interface Loads Reports
  • Mass Reporting (BOM)
  • Static Sizing Reports
  • Stress Deliverables
  • Stress Reports (C-Scheme & DFM)
  • Stress Sort Tools

Our services

Delivering the project requirements to an agreed Statement of Work (SOW), the Morson Projects team carried out services to include:

  • Project & Programme Management
  • Structural Design & Analysis