It has been repeatedly stated in aviation circles that with increasingly high traffic density at all major airports and rising costs of aircraft and service, two requirements are of crash: the recovery must be fast, especially if a runway is closed as a result of the crash; and secondary damage to the minimum. When examining these requirements, the air cushion platform with its high mobility over any surface and the level duty. Based on this supposition, the paper outlines the equipment, operational techniques, experience and future objectives of the use of air cushion platforms in aircraft recovery.

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  • Pagination: p. 103-109

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00163486
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 28 1977 12:00AM