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
. Hans Bthker, CEO of GKN Aerospaces Fokker business unit, said: Together with our partners, we are proud to expand the industrial participation to the F-35 maintenance phase.
All surrounding doors were untouched and the drag brace
and its associated fairing looked stellar.
Examination of the nose landing gear assembly revealed the nose landing gear actuator rod end was not connected to the nose landing gear drag brace
Initial investigations suggest the down lock, retract actuator and drag brace
have been broken.
Airman Amick was doing an aircraft turnaround inspection on a soon-to-launch FA-18C when he discovered a crack in the nose landing gear drag brace
Airman Schmitz continued his inspection of the landing gear and noticed the left main landing gear, lower drag brace
was not fully seated on the stop block.
Tenders are invited for Perform the 6 year/8000 cycle inspection of the left, right, and nose landing gear shock absorbers, drag brace
assemblies, axle assemblies and torque knee assemblies for Beechcraft King Air 200, N702MA, serial number BB-1010.
The swivel nut is responsible for holding the drag brace
to the landing gear.
The left main gear collapsed, the drag brace
or trunnion was seen fractured, and the wheel punctured the flap and left upper wing skin.
Further inspection revealed that the drag brace
hard-point on the port, main landing-gear strut had departed during its last flight.
Contract Awarded for Drag Brace
Landing for the Blackhawk weapons system with a minimum quantity of 300 each and a maximum quantity of 1,224 each
On this evening, the drag brace
simply wouldn't go back in place.