drag strut

drag strut

A structural member used to transfer a lateral load across a building to some part of the vertical structural system.

compression rib

compression rib
A special type of rib to replace compression strut in the wings. Such a rib has strong cap strips and webs designed to withstand compressive loads. Also called drag strut, wing butt, and bulkhead rib.
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HDI will supply complete landing gear systems, including the main and nose landing gear, and the nose landing gear drag strut, for the 777 and 777x programs as part of the deal with Boeing.
Once maintenance was on board, they confirmed his suspicion and informed the crew that the nose landing gear drag strut was defective.
Air Industries Group Inc (OTCBB: GLDS), a holding company established to consolidate service providers to the aerospace/defence industry, said its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, Air Industries Machining Corp, has received orders for Landing Gear Drag Strut Assemblies on the Airbus A380 aircraft.
The scale model of the main landing gear is consists of: shock damper/absorber strut/leg, side strut, drag strut, truck beam, two shafts for the sustaining of the twin dual in tandem wheels, torsion links, trunnion.
The orders are for Landing Gear Drag Strut Assemblies on the Airbus A380 aircraft.
The FAA has revised an existing AD applicable to certain Boeing 777-200 series aircraft that currently requires repetitive visual inspections of the side struts and drag struts on the main landing gear (MLG) to determine the presence and condition of the nut and cotter pin of the lock link mechanism.