Accession Number : AD0780299

Title :   Airplane Landing Mat Investigation: Engineering Tests on Steel, Pierced Type, M8 and Aluminum, Pierced Type, M9.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Report Date : MAY 1951

Pagination or Media Count : 123

Abstract : The objectives of the tests are: To determine if single layers of airplane landing mat, could withstand normal loading by military aircraft for one year; To determine the effects of single wheel loading; and, to determine suitability for waterproofing soil bases on which the landing mats are placed.

Descriptors :   *Landing mats, Test methods, Performance(Engineering), Loads(Forces), Steel, Aluminum alloys, Trafficability, Waterproofing, Resistance, Fuels

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE