Sea King Defensive Aids Independent Technical Evaluation (ITE)
To provide an Independent Technical Evaluation (ITE) of the processes leading to Clearance with Limited Evidence (CLE)
Cranfield Defence successfully carried out an Independent Technical Evaluation for a Service Modification on Sea King ASaC, i.e. Carson Main Rotor Blades and an Agusta Westland five composite blade Tail Rotor. As part of this task, Cranfield Defence carried out a broad technical evaluation that included aspects of instrumentation, data acquisition, flight trials, analytical processes, stress, fatigue and lifing calculations.