When the wheels of landing aircraft impact a runway pavement, they deposit rubber on the pavement surface. As deposited rubber accumulates, the available friction between aircraft tires and the runway surface is reduced. This results in hazardous aircraft operating conditions. In this research report, factors affecting the need, method, and timing of rubber removal are addressed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Air Force Institute of Technology

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
    Dayton, OH  United States  45433
  • Authors:
    • Simpson, D W
  • Publication Date: 1989

Media Info

  • Pagination: 112 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00497013
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: AFIT/CI/CIA-89-196
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 30 1990 12:00AM