Evaluation of Grounding and Mooring Points for Army Aircraft
ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS GEOTECHNICAL LAB
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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.
- Civil Engineering
- Couplers, Fasteners and Joints