Figure 11-23. - Laying of guide rails and mats.
without a Guide Rail," steps 10 and 11, for typical are 12-foot-long aluminum "H" sections that allow installation of keylocks in the field
10. Install approach aprons at both ends of the runway. Use 90-degree connectors to join the approach aprons to the field matting. (See fig. 11-24.) Connectors
Figure 11-24 . - 90-degree connector.
relative movement and slight misalignment between the adjoining sections of matting.
The sequence for laying an entire field is as follows:
1. The main runway
2. The lateral taxiways
3. The taxiway that is parallel to the runway
4. The parking stands and storage areas
The above sequence may be modified in the interest of gaining time in the overall installation by laying the main runway and the parallel runway at the same time. Then the lateral taxiways and parking area can be installed.Continue Reading