​​​AirCraft Tire Technology

Date: November 7, 2017 (Tuesday)

Location:  Courtyard Canton, 4375 Metro Cir NW, North Canton, OH - 44720

Speaker:   Tom Dwenger, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Retd.)

      Tom worked over 42 years in Aircraft Tire Design for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. He was a chief engineer/team leader for 17 years.  He spent 5 years in Goodyear's Technical Center in Europe, helping to set up an aircraft tire design group there.  He has been involved in aircraft tire standards development as a representative and chairman of the Aircraft Tire & Rim Subcommittee, as the Aircraft Tire & Rim representative to ANSI (American National Standards Institute) and as the ANSI Representative to the ISO (International Standards Organization) for aircraft tires. 

      Aircraft Tire Design including construction, deflection, speed capabilities and the need for a tread groove pattern in aircraft tires will be discussed. In addition this presentation will also focus on understanding the tire performance effects considered for wet runways, landing on ice and other unique conditions. This talk will help throw light onto the different friction and wear characteristics that are accounted for in the design of aircraft tire design. 

To make the reservations by email, contact Tom Triola at

The reservation deadline is November 2, 2017 (Thu).

You can also register online by paying here using the PayPal Option below:

STLE MEMBERS:                            $20.00
NON-STLE MEMBERS:                  $25.00
STUDENT MEMBER:                     $5.00


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"No shows" may be billed if the reservation is not cancelled by November 5, 2017 (Sun).

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