Accession Number:

AD0751100

Title:

Performance of C-130 Ramp Kit on Various Soil Conditions.

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for 8 Jul-8 Aug 63,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

The report describes the test sites and soils data obtained during evaluation of a ramp kit for unloading palletized cargo from C-130 aircraft. Tests were conducted with three loadings on two types of clay soil, with test pads prepared to provide three different grades. In addition, tests were conducted at the heavy clay test site on a pad with an 8-degree twist and on a very soft soil test pad.

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE