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A Problem of Nose‐Wheel Undercarriage Reactions: An Examination of Various Methods of Reducing the Severity of the Reaction When the Brakes are Suddenly Applied

G. Orloff, A.M.I.Mec.E., A.F.R.Ae.S. (Chief Designer, British Messier Ltd.)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 May 1950

Abstract

WHEN the brakes are suddenly applied on an aircraft rolling on the ground, the forces set up form a pitching couple which will impart an angular velocity to the aircraft about its centre of gravity.

Citation

Orloff, G. (1950), "A Problem of Nose‐Wheel Undercarriage Reactions: An Examination of Various Methods of Reducing the Severity of the Reaction When the Brakes are Suddenly Applied", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 22 No. 5, pp. 129-131. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb031896

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