UAL Bagsmasher From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 2148 posts, RR: 9 Posted (13 years 7 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3210 times:
Can someone please explain 'rain erosion.' Is water really that abrasive that it can actually erode the leading edges of wings and such? I've seen write ups on a/c at work for erosion speed tape peeling away...etc. Does anyone have any insight to this? Thanks in advance!