Landing Gear | Nose Wheel Steering

Steering is typically controlled through the rudder pedals but in larger aircraft, separate controls are used A steerable nose-wheel or tail-wheel permits the airplane to be controlled throughout all operations while on the ground Steerable wheels are linked to the rudders by cables or rods, while castering wheels are free to swivel In both cases, the aircraft is steered using the rudder pedals Aircraft with a castering wheels may require the pilot to combine the use of the rudder pedals with independent use of the brakes.

Omid Mohammadi

Maintenance Engineer Of I.R.I

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Landing Gear | Nose Wheel Steering

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