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Journal: International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT) (Vol.4, No. 4)

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Page : 416-424

Keywords : Landing Gear; Shock Absorbing Equipment; Brakes; Retraction Mechanisms; Controls; Warning Devices; Cowling; Fairings and Structural Members.;

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Aircraft landing gear supports the entire weight of an aircraft during landing and ground operations. They are attached to primary structural members of the aircraft. The type of gear depends on the aircraft design and its intended use. Most landing gear has wheels to facilitate operation to and from hard surfaces, such as airport runways. Other gear feature skids for this purpose, such as those found on helicopters, balloon gondolas, and in the tail area of some tail dragger aircraft. Aircraft that operate to and from frozen lakes and snowy areas may be equipped with landing gear that have skis. Aircraft that operate to and from the surface of water have pontoon-type landing gear. Regardless of the type of landing gear utilized, shock absorbing equipment, brakes, retraction mechanisms, controls, warning devices, cowling, fairings, and structural members necessary to attach the gear to the aircraft are considered parts of the landing gear system. Thus we are making them smooth and easily operated mechanism in Aircrafts.

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