Apron Design for Light Airplanes

by Kenneth K. Wilde,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 4, Pg. 100-115

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 | Highway and road design | Parking facilities | Geometrics | Transient response | Fuels

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