oleo leg


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oleo leg

oleo leg
Telescopic shock absorbers for absorbing taxiing and landing shocks, as well as taking on static loads when an aircraft is parked on the ground for prolonged periods. The main types are oleo-pneumatic (oil and air) and oil compression. Also called oleo.
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