Apron Design for Light Airplanes

by K.K. Wilde,

Serial Information: Journal of the Air Transport Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 1, Pg. 11-26

Document Type: Journal Paper


Design of parking aprons for single engine and light twin engine aircraft; standard dimensions are suggested for laying out tie-downs, and various geometric configurations are analyzed; tables give number and dimensions of single engine and twin engine aircraft; requirements for based aircraft and fixed base operator's aprons, and for transient, fueling, and unloading aprons.

Subject Headings: Engines | Aircraft and spacecraft | Parking facilities | Geometrics | Transient response | Fuels

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