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Rain Erosion And Speed Tape

Mon Sep 03, 2001 12:15 pm

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!

RE: Rain Erosion And Speed Tape

Mon Sep 03, 2001 4:30 pm

water and air have particles of dirt in them ,hence you get friction ,that is what causes erosion

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