Accession Number:

ADA250749

Title:

Evaluation of Grounding and Mooring Points for Army Aircraft

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS GEOTECHNICAL LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

71.0

Abstract:

This report presents results of tests conducted to evaluate the load capacity of aircraft mooring and grounding points. Both existing mooring points located at a military installation and newly designed systems were evaluated. Specifically, this report documents laboratory and field investigations on mooring systems to evaluate their ability to withstand anticipated forces applied by a moored Army aircraft during a 100-knot wind. Aircraft anchors, Mooring points, Grounding points, Shepherd hook.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Civil Engineering
  • Couplers, Fasteners and Joints

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE