Accession Number:

AD0738561

Title:

Snow Stabilization Techniques for Helicopter Landings

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

FRANKLIN INST RESEARCH LABS PHILADELPHIA PA

Report Date:

1971-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

55.0

Abstract:

The report describes the result of a feasibility study to investigate surface stabilization of snow by chemical treatment to eliminate reduced visibility created by helicopter down wash on landing and take-off. Of the candidate methods evaluated, sintering of the snow by methanol appeared promising.

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE