This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) defines the materials, strength and finishes utilized in current linear hydraulic flight control actuators. To keep the information at a relevant minimum, only cylinders (barrels), glands and pistons are listed. Also identified are the reasons for the material selection and any pertinent comments. All data were collected from the respective suppliers.
Revision C of this document has been produced to include aircraft that have entered production since the previous document revision.