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.
Wheeling (PG-14) in the Mediterranean (June 1917-October 1919); after shore duty, he passed through flight training at Pensacola Naval Air Station (NAS) (1920); served aboard the airship tender Wright (AZ-1) on the west coast (1922-1923); helped develop arresting gear for navy carriers at Hampton Roads NAS (1926-1928); served aboard U.S.S.
The ship completed nearly 750 shipboard aircraft launches and recoveries against a plan of approximately 400 with the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System and Advanced Arresting Gear.
We detached our wingman so they could resume their flight to the ship, and the Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of Kandahar got another Grumman air power demo while the arresting gear was rigged for our precautionary trap in accordance with our PCL.
The company offers landing gear, arresting gear, engine mounts, flight controls, throttle quadrants, and other components; sheet metal fabrication of aero structures; wiring harnesses, and other electro-mechanical and electronic assemblies; and tube bending, welding, and sub-contract machining services.
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. After completing all required emergency actions, the crew set up for a visual straight-in and approach end arrestment.
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.
Lane will also replace the arresting gear pavement protection system, and rehabilitate and widen the asphalt concrete pavement around the arresting gear (A/G) equipment, tape wedges, and access roads.
The 750-metric ton forward section of the main deck includes the machinery spaces located over the ship's forward diesel generators, as well as the first piece of the flight deck, which includes command and control, pilot ready rooms and additional support spaces, a jet blast deflector and components of the advanced arresting gear system.