Accession Number:

ADA218349

Title:

Runaway Rubber Removal

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

112.0

Abstract:

When the wheels of landing aircraft impact a runway pavement, they deposit rubber on the pavement surface. As deposited rubber on the pavement surface. As deposited rubber accumulates, the available friction between aircraft tires and the runway surface is reduced. This results in hazardous aircraft operating conditions. In this research report, factors affecting the need, method, and timing of rubber removal are addressed. Keywords Runways Rubber Aircraft tires.

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE