Accession Number : AD0774615

Title :   Evaluation of Runway Skid-Resistance Characteristic at Wurtsmith AFB, Michigan.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Nov 72-30 Jun 73,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE WEAPONS LAB KIRTLAND AFB N MEX

Personal Author(s) : Ballentine,George D. ; Compton,Phil V.

Report Date : JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : Data gathered during the Air Force Weapons Laboratory (AFWL) standard skid-resistance test conducted at Wurtsmith AFB, Michigan, on 10 October 1972 are analyzed. The test results indicate the runway surface had only fair skid-resistance properties and warrants retesting within 12 to 18 months to ensure the skid-resistance properties have not deteriorated further. When it is necessary to program improvements to the Wurtsmith AFB runway, a 2-inch asphaltic concrete overlay is recommended to eliminate chert 'pop outs.' (Author)

Descriptors :   *Runways, *Skidding, Military facilities, Landing fields, Test methods, Performance(Engineering), Reinforced concrete, Test equipment, Acceptability, Michigan

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE