Evaluation of Dow XM18-E and ALCOA AM2 Landing Mat.
ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS
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The investigation was conducted to evaluate the performance of Dow XM18-E and Alcoa AM2 landing mat. A test section consisting of a heavy-clay subgrade was constructed and surfaced with the Dow and Alcoa 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 30-7.7 tire inflated to 400 psi. Author
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