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Title: Airfields on sea ice : practical recommendations, with ice thickness table for U.S. Navy planes: DHC-3, R-4D, SA-16, P-2V, R-4Q, and R-5D
Authors: Assur, A.
Keywords: Sea ice
Aircraft landing areas
Ice cover thickness
Ice cover strength
Publisher: U.S. Army Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment.
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Special report (U.S. Army Snow
Description: Special Report
Purpose: The basic procedures for establishing and maintaining airfields on sea ice are presented. Practical recommendations are given for the preliminary choice of location, exploratory field survey, and the construction of the airstrip. Estimates of the required sea ice thickness for landing various types of naval aircraft, with and without skis, are tabulated.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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