Accession Number:

ADA080790

Title:

A Preliminary Evaluation of the Potential Utility of the Surface Condition Analyzer (SCAN) System for Monitoring Runway Water Depth as Relating to Runway Traction.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 8 Feb 78-7 Dec 79,

Corporate Author:

CALSPAN ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY CENTER BUFFALO NY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

During 1978, Calspan Corporation conducted an independent research investigation of the basic principles and operational performance of the Surface Condition Analyzer system SCAN as an indicator of airport runway conditions with respect to icing andor hydroplaning situations. This report documents a preliminary evaluation of the potential utility of the SCAN system in providing information relative to the hydroplaning potential of a wet runway. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE