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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Curious is staging an Elmer's Special Drag Strut event at Seven Stories which will feature guest appearances from drag performers Gladys and Ben, who in July also will be touring their show Spectacular Drag Storytime.
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.
It might be possible to satisfy the new standards by putting in additional concrete walls and drag struts in the garage, but I wouldn't recommend it.