down lock


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down lock

A device for locking retractable landing gear in the down or extended position.
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He then engaged the down lock, assuring the safety of the landing gear, aircraft, and maintenance team members, preserving a $330M E-3 AWACS.
The pilot reduced power and depressed the down lock override (contrary to NATOPS), removing the mechanical stop.
A glance down Lock Inn's racing record reveals very little to get enthusiastic about, so he is fortunate that owner Paul Leavy thinks so much of him.
When the lead pilot retracted his landing gear, a bolt linking the left inboard-gear door and left main-gear down lock sheared because of stress fatigue.
Parker broke through three Vale defenders and when he was finally hauled down lock Brent Cockbain was in support to force his way over for a try converted by Little.
But Irish needed a penalty try to guarantee themselves both points, with Quins being punished by referee Ed Morrison for hauling down lock Malcolm O'Kelly when they had not retreated from a quick penalty barely five metres out.
Found nose gear down lock pin (p/n D6032337000) not rolling and worn.