landing gear


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an undercarriage that supports the weight of the plane when it is on the ground

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C&L Aviation has entered into a five-year contract with Scotland-based carrier Loganair to overhaul the landing gears on its fleet of Saab 340 aircraft.
As a leading provider of landing gear systems for commercial aircraft, UTC Aerospace Systems has been supplying the body and wing landing gear for the A380 since the outset of the program.
th] set of A380 landing gear," said Frank Karakas, vice president of Airbus programs for UTC Aerospace Systems' Landing Systems business.
Also, the need to reduce weight and improve fuel efficiency has led to the demand for optimized and lightweight landing gear systems.
The pilot had originally planned to land at a private airstrip, but the report says that after being unable to obtain a cockpit indication that the landing gear was properly lowered, he returned to DTVA where, despite several attempts, he was still unable to con-firm that the gear was locked down.
On the basis of its comprehensive research, Lucintel forecasts that majority of the segments for landing gear market will grow moderately during 2013-2020.
While Aer Arann would not confirm the circumstances, it is believed the crew's instruments did not confirm the landing gear had retracted fully after take-off.
After prepping the launch-bar system, I signaled for the landing gear to be fully raised.
The new programme currently includes the 777-200LR (Longer Range), 777 Freighter and 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes to offer landing gear support.
In this paper is presented the experimental equipment and tests of main landing gear.
The incident followed two crash-landings this week involving the landing gear of SAS Bombardier DHC-8-Q400 aircraft.
Just one week after a Bombardier DHC8 aircraft made an emergency landing at Kochi airport, another plane of the same series experienced a snag with its landing gear Tuesday, forcing the cockpit crew to release it manually before landing safely at Kumamoto airport, the transport ministry said.
On takeoff, Major Costello's landing gear indicated an abnormal retraction, indicated by a light in the gear handle.
Vertical landing gear grinder, from Campbell Grinder Company, grinds some of the largest landing gear.
Shortly after takeoff, the pilots noticed the main landing gear doors would not fully close.
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