Meeting USAF Blast Fence Requirementsby T.A. Tucker,
Serial Information: Journal of the Air Transport Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 1, Pg. 1-26
Document Type: Journal Paper
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Advent of B-52 heavy bomber with 8 jet engines operating in unison under full power has created new requirements for deflecting aircraft blast at both military and civil airports; Air Force tests show that single and multiple curved vane louvered fences meet requirements and perform most satisfactorily; these fences may be procured for $30 to $35 per linear foot installed on existing paving.
Subject Headings: Fences | Blasting effects | Engines | Airports and airfields | Displacement (mechanics) | Explosions | Aircraft and spacecraft | Military engineering
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