UAL Bagsmasher From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 2138 posts, RR: 10 Posted (12 years 6 months 1 week 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2650 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!