B.F. Goodrich Air Force A7D Brake Problem Case

TitleB.F. Goodrich Air Force A7D Brake Problem Case
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2006
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsENGINEERING , Mechanical , mechanical engineering , professional , professional responsibility , whistleblowing
AbstractAn overview of the historical B. F. Goodrich Air Force A7D Brake Problem. In this case, the B.F. Goodrich Wheel and Brake plant received a contract to supply wheels and brakes for the new Air Force light attack aircraft. Following a brake failure during a flight test accusations made by a former B.F. Goodrich employee a few of his fellow employees had falsified qualification test reports, a government inquiry ensued. This case study is maintained by the Texas A & M University.
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