Updated: Sep 18
🔥Landing gear parts🔥
✔️📘✏️The main functions of landing gear, undercarriage to the primary structure of the aircraft, are to enable the aircraft for a taxi, safe landing and takeoff, and to support the aircraft in the rest of the ground operation
✔️📘✏️The major components of landing gear include in modern commercial aircraft are wheel assembly, air/oil shock-transferring components, braking system, extension/retraction and safety devices, gear alignment units, steering control elements, etc.
👉 Structure such as:-
✈️✔️Shock Strut:-These are used to absorb the shock and prevent damage to the airframe.
✈️✔️Side strut:-These are a pair of foldable members that helps gear during retraction
✈️✔️Torque Arm:-It joins the joins the upper cylinder with the lower with a pivot.
✈️✔️Actuator:-These hydraulics helps in reducing the required force.
✈️✔️Brakes:- These helps in reducing the speed of the wheels.