Posts byOlga Bertholon

Landing Gear Safety Devices

  Landing gear safety devices have many important functions, among the most critical of which is to prevent the landing gear from retracting or collapsing while the aircraft is on the ground. Gear indicators are another important safety device. These indicators let the pilot know the position status of the landing gear, which can help
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3 REASONS TO ATTEND TO ISC WEST

If you are involved in products and services for securing homeland, municipalities, and infrastructure, the Public Security & Safety Expo at ISC West has all the solutions available for you to research and source. During three days on April 10-12, 2019 you will be able to: Discover the newest security products & security technology Security
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3 Challenges in Landing Gear Design

1. Weight Landing gear typically makes up between three and six percent of the total weight of an aircraft. Even though fixed gear is typically lighter than retractable gear, it increases aerodynamic drag when the aircraft is in flight. To address the challenge of landing gear weight, designers use materials that are lightweight but strong.
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Understanding Aircraft Landing Gear

A wheel braking system in the landing gear helps to slow down the aircraft, while a steering system facilitates movement of the aircraft while it is on the ground. Types of Aircraft Landing Gear Many aircraft use retractable landing gear, which reduces drag while the aircraft is in flight. This type of landing gear uses
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