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a wheel located under the nose of an airplane that is part of the plane's landing gear

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I tried unsuccessfully to counter with nosewheel steering while simultaneously coming out of reverse.
But at the very end Mattison did lose control, the aircraft got away from him, drove its nosewheel into the runway, and then began its deadly porpoise.
He was speaking just days after a Britannia Airways Boeing 767 skidded off the runway, coming to a halt with its nosewheel stuck in soft ground.
The report details how the drama had unfolded moments earlier when the nosewheel broke off as it hit the ground.
The nosewheel of an Italian G222 collapsed as it landed on the strip.
These modifications included an extendable nosewheel strut to provide the correct angle of attack on takeoff, given the shorter carrier decks of the Royal Navy.
The first drama happened when the nosewheel of a British Airways jet collapsed and it slewed off the runway onto the grass.
The packed plane had careered through Burbank airport's boundary fence and across the busy main road after its nosewheel collapsed.
The Spacelab D-1 mission's final accomplishment before Challenger rolled to a stop at California's Edwards Air Force Base was a test of a computerized steering system for the shuttle's nosewheel, designed to remedy brake damage and excess tire wear last suffered during an April landing at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Lisk design and build solenoids, valves, LVDTs and flame arrestors for all aerospace applications, both fixed wing and helicoptor, including landing gear, flaps/slats, air brakes, thrust reversers, nosewheel steering, OBOGS, air systems etc.
Winning an exclusive five-year deal to supply new and retreaded nose and mainwheel tyres for Flybe's fleet of Embraer 175 aircraft and radial nosewheel tyres for the carrier's Embraer 195s.
A gravel kit on the nosewheel will deflect debris away from the engine inlets, and the wing flaps will be armored for protection from debris.
Pilots were able to move the plane through motors in the nosewheel powered solely by the aircraft's APU.
It is a semi-autonomous towbar-less tractor that enables airliners to be taxied by their pilots while the nosewheel.
An airframes troubleshooter climbs into the nosewheel well to investigate the problem and finds a tool in the up-lock hooks.