Accession Number:

AD0712554

Title:

INVESTIGATION OF CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF AIRDROMES ON ICE 1946-1947. REPORT OF LANDINGS ON ICE AT CAMBRIDGE BAY, CANADA, MAY 1947.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARCTIC CONSTRUCTION AND FROST EFFECTS LAB BOSTON MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1947-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

63.0

Abstract:

Field observations were made of the operation of wheeled aircraft from water supported ice at Cambridge Bay, Victoria Island, Canada for Project Beetle. Observations and studies were made as follows Effect of airplane wheel loads on ice Effect of snow cover on operation of wheeled aircraft on ice Effect of weather on ice formation Effect of operation of construction and maintenance equipment on ice surfaces Effect of oil, gasoline and debris on ice surfaces Construction and maintenance of snow covered ice airfield. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Commercial and General Aviation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE