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U.S. Patent Specifications

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 November 1944



In aircraft alighting gear having landing elements directionally settable in parallel relationship for cross wind landing and take‐off, mounting means for each landing element comprising, castorable part and a fixed anchorage, a landing element mounted by the castorable part on each mounting said landing elements castoring during an initial stage of a landing operation to achieve alignment with the direction of taxiing travel, steering means operative between the castorable part of each mounting and the fixed anchorage, means of operative interconnexion effective between the several steering means, and locking means operative to couple the castoring part of each mounting to its associated steering means subsequent to the achieving of alignment of the landing elements with the direction of taxiing travel.


(1944), "U.S. Patent Specifications", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 16 No. 11, pp. 337-338.




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