Report on special airplane wheel and tire (28 by 4 straight-side tire, one-piece rim) (material section report no. 144)
United States. Army. Air Service. Engineering Division.
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DescriptionFor purposes of general information and comparison with clincher type tires and wheels of corresponding sizes, a series of tests was made upon this special type and special size of wheel and tire. These tests were conducted with special reference to the performance of the wheel, rim, and tire upon static loading. Notes were also made upon tire contours at various amounts of tire deflection. It is concluded that this wheel will function satisfactorily in all cases where a wheel and tire of this size are required.
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