Foamed glass composite arrestor beds and methods for making and using the same

  • US 9,637,246 B2
  • Filed: 12/11/2015
  • Issued: 05/02/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/17/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of producing an arrestor bed for slowing an aircraft overrunning a runway, comprising:

  • a) paving an area immediately beyond the end of a runway with foamed glass aggregate to define a bed; and

    b) covering the bed with a layer of cementitious material to define a composite bed.

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