1988-10-01

Comparative Tests of Aircraft Radial and Bias Ply Tires 881359

Laboratory dynamometer tests are being conducted to assess the difference in performance between radial and bias ply tires, both new and retreaded, of various sizes and manufacturers. Tire properties that affect the operation and safety of landing gear systems such as temperature performance, cornering power, dynamic loaded radius and wheel stresses are being compared. The tests are described along with some initial findings.

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