Landing Area Planning: Aircraft Runway Arresting Barriers (Increasing Airport Capacity An ASCE-AOC Joint Conference 1961)

by A.H Zonars,

Serial Information: Journal of the Air Transport Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 2, Pg. 121-128

Document Type: Journal Paper


Barriers are used as emergency devices by Air Force; they consist of engaging device and energy absorbed; 3 types of engaging devices and 4 types of energy absorbers are described; quantitative values of kinetic energy, drag forces, etc, are shown for fighter type and bomber type aircraft.

Subject Headings: Airport and airfield pavements | Launching and landing | Joints | Emergency management | Kinetics | Explosions | Aircraft and spacecraft

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