Accession Number:

ADD013212

Title:

Method for Forming a Protective Cover for Aircraft Having Conical Radomes.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 21 Sep 81, patented 13 Mar 84,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-03-13

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

A rain erosion resistant protective covering for aircraft having pointed or conical radomes and method of forming the protective covering. The protective covering is a layered material of polyurethane, contact adhesive, and polyethylene which is formed into the desired shape by precutting the material to the shape of the radome, placing the material in a mold, heating the material, and drawing a vacuum between the mold and material to draw the material into the shape of the mold, thus producing a cover having the shape of the mold.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE