Method for Forming a Protective Cover for Aircraft Having Conical Radomes.
Patent, Filed 21 Sep 81, patented 13 Mar 84,
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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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.
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies