arresting gear


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arresting gear

[ə′rest·iŋ ‚gir]
(naval architecture)
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The aircraft was caught by the arresting gear on the fourth wire, which was being manned by Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Shawn Greer.
Ford's new Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) will be able to recover future aircraft that will require capabilities beyond that of the arresting gears on Nimitz-class carriers.
We also wanted to verify that the arresting gear was ready to be used.
In fact, the first hint I got that I was in the wrong place was when the arresting gear cable started to rub against my boot.
ABE3 Nathan Scharf communicates with arresting gear engine room personnel as he looks at the flight control screen in the primary flight control tower aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in the Gulf of Oman.
The contractor will required to perform milling and asphalt overlayment of three primary airfield runways, the placement of steel plates in the runway, paving at the arresting gear systems on all four runways, and cured-in-place lining of storm and sanitary drain lines below the runways.
Since the aircraft was configured with external wing tanks, the crew was also required to run the Emergency Fuel Transfer/Dump checklist in order to reduce to a gross weight compatible with the BAK 12 arresting gear.
The $8-million contracts cover LOT 2 procurements for existing side of body and aileron castings as well as a new component, the F22 arresting gear.
It shows the combat-ready history of the ship," said Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Gerard Dindial, leading chief petty officer of air department's V-2 division, which is responsible for maintaining the steam catapults and arresting gear.
As well as the maintenance activities, the landing gear business is also involved in the design and manufacture of the F-35 arresting gear and in the development of the F-35 composite landing gear drag brace.
Air Industries designs and manufactures flight critical products including flight safety parts, landing gear and components, arresting gear, flight controls, sheet metal fabrications and ground support equipment.
Flying an AOA approach to the short-field arresting gear was going to be a challenge.