B777Driver wrote:The reason why some of the runways first part is concrete is to avoid melting of the asphalt because of the high power settings at the beginning of the take-off (slow speed more time in the same spot) especially where there is military jets (after-burn)
bahadir wrote:I know the title sounds odd but it came up during a conversation with a friend. Can a runway be constructed as 1/3 concrete and 2/3 asphalt surface ? Would this be detrimental on breaking ?
I tried to look up the AC150 on FAA but I got lost in all the technical stuff.
AirKevin wrote:Newark runway 4L/22R is also like that.
bahadir wrote:Would this be detrimental on breaking ?
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