drag link


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drag link

[′drag ‚liŋk]
(mechanical engineering)
A four-bar linkage in which both cranks traverse full circles; the fixed member must be the shortest link.
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The investigation revealed that the right main landing gear drag link center attach bolt had sheared in the center of the bolt shank due to fatigue.
With the large screw jack the drag link bits go right into a 3/8" extension.
The original flathead 6 engine runs good, the 3-speed transmission with column shift is functional and, after installing a new drag link, the steering is once again tight.
And the engineers at TACOM decided that a design change was good for the drag link in your 21/2- and 5-ton FMTV trucks.
"During an investigation," states an FAA inspector, "it was discovered that the right main landing gear upper drag link assembly (p/n 1619000) had failed at the attach point for the main landing gear down lock latch assembly.