Criteria for landing bomber and fighter aircraft on floating ice sheets
Technical ReportSummary: The purpose of this paper was to formulate the principles leading to the calculation of the required ice thickness under varying conditions and to place the necessary operational criteria for some military aircraft.
U. S. Army Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment.Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Ice; Ice construction; Aircraft landing areas; Airfields; Runways; Floating ice; Ice bearing capacity; Mathematical analysis; Mathematical models
SIPRE report ; 058.
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