retraction test

retraction test

That portion of an airplane inspection in which the airplane is inspected at appropriate stages as it is put onto jacks and the landing gear is cycled through its retraction and extension sequence and inspected.
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Fig 1: The globe retraction test: assessment of globe retraction with attempted upward gaze.
ASTM method D1329 (temperature retraction test) was used to assess the crystallization behavior of NR vulcanizates.
The temperature retraction test, TR-10, which is a mechanical stretching and recovery of the rubber in a cold bath, was run per ASTM 1329 (ref.