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Month in the Patent Office

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 August 1954



An undercarriage bogie 29 with tandem landing wheels 7,8 is biassed into a tail‐down attitude so that on touching down the rear wheels 8 make contact with the ground before the front wheels 7, thus reducing the initial drag on the undercarriage. As shown in FIG. 1 the bogie is biassed by the shock‐absorber 32, 33 in the leg 1, its lower end being connected ot a pivot 36 on the bogie by a link 34. In an alternative arrangement the undercarriage leg is freely telescopic, an external shock‐absorber being mounted between the leg and bogie.


(1954), "Month in the Patent Office", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 26 No. 8, pp. 269-269.




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