rotor brake

rotor brake

A brake that is engaged to stop the rotation of the rotor blades when the engine is being shut down on the ground.
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Limited Tenders are invited for Part No-Sp 6876 Nomen-Bucking Tool Qty-1 Efective On Rotor Brake
Hydraulic actuating systems are used for yaw, pitch and rotor brake because they perform better and are more reliable in large turbines and harsh conditions than conventional electro-mechanical systems," explains Patrik Holm, CEO of Mervento Ltd.
Believe it or not, one pilot paged through the advisories and warnings on the MFD too quickly, released the rotor brake while the gust lock was still engaged and destroyed the gust lock
After researching maintenance diagrams and schematics, he discovered a rotor brake could engage at high-rotor rpm when certain wires within the same bundle touched.
The original travel drive unit was replaced by a system consisting of a Demag DRS Wheel Block at each corner of the transfer car and a Demag KBF (self-braking) Conical Rotor Brake Motor, with a three-stage gearbox, driving two of the wheel-block units by a cross shaft.
It now looks as if naval technicians either wrongly set, or failed to set, a lifesaver device fitted to the rotor brake.
A Navy SH-60 helicopter with a rotor brake stops blades within 50-80 seconds but more quickly if necessary.
The scope of the agreements includes the development of the Blade Fold System, the Blade Damper and the Rotor Brake Module.
Goodrich currently has the following technologies on board the basic Boeing H-47 airframe: electromechanical trim and utility actuation; rotor brake system; main engine FADEC system, including electronic control, fuel pump and metering system; engine actuation; temperature and pressure sensors; air data systems; windshield wiper systems; laser warning system; and electrical power generation.
supplier of drum and rotor brake parts, having claimed a 14% share of this market over six years.