Accession Number : AD0757383

Title :   Evaluation of Modifications of AM2 and XM18 Landing Mat

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s) : Burns, C D ; Wolf, D P

PDF Url : AD0757383

Report Date : Feb 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 57

Abstract : The investigation was conducted to evaluate the performance of Alcoa AM2 and electron beam welded XM18 landing mat. The test section was subjected to traffic representing 1600 operational cycles of an aircraft having a 60,000- lb gross weight with a single-wheel main-gear assembly load of 27,000 lb and a 30x7.7 tire inflated to 400 psi.

Descriptors :   *LANDING MATS, ALUMINUM ALLOYS, FAILURE(MECHANICS), LOADS(FORCES), PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), PRESSURE, SOIL MECHANICS, TACTICAL AIR SUPPORT, TEST METHODS, TRAFFICABILITY

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE