nose gear


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nose gear

That part of a landing gear located at the forward end of the vehicle.
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A FLYBE airliner was forced to land with no nose gear due to a damaged piece of equipment, accident investigators found.
A Delta Air Lines Boeing 737-800 on Sunday made an emergency landing at Tennessee's McGhee Tyson Airport near Knoxville due to an issue with its nose gear. The aircraft landed safely and is undergoing inspection by maintenance technicians.
As I was concerned about the many nose gear collapses due to the bell cranks on Cessna Twins, after the first annual at my home field I decided to take my Twin Cessna to TAS and have them evaluate the gear.
The WheelTug system consists of high-performance electric motors powered by the aircraft's auxiliary power unit, installed in the nose gear wheels of the aircraft.
Airport Executive Director Jamie Abbott said the twin-engine Cessna 310 departed about noon from the facility for Janesville, Wisconsin, but the pilot returned to land there after hearing a nose gear problem.
The nose gear tires were shorn off as the VietJet Airbus A321neo landed after a 340-kilometer flight from Ho Chi Minh City.
The flaps were raised from half to auto and everything worked normally except the nose gear remained extended.
The nose gear yoke assembly departed the aircraft after a hard landing.
The Airbus A330-200 made an emergency landing at Jeddah's King Abdulaziz Airport with the nose gear retracted.
The Airbus A330-200 made an emergency landing at Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport with the nose gear retracted, said a report in Saudi Gazette.
TC-OCH) -- made an emergency landing at Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport with the nose gear retracted.