A COMPARISON OF THE OPERATION AND FRICTION CHARACTERISTICS OF AIRPLANE AND DRAGSTER TIRES.
BOEING CO RENTON WASH COMMERCIAL AIRPLANE DIV
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A qualitative answer is given to the frequently raised question about the differences in friction performance of a braking aircraft tire and a driving Dragster tire. The dissimilarities in design criteria and usage of these two types of tires are discussed. The energy input into the contact area is recognized as the major factor for the differences in performance between driving and braking tires. Author
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