nosewheel


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Noun1.nosewheel - a wheel located under the nose of an airplane that is part of the plane's landing gear
landing gear - an undercarriage that supports the weight of the plane when it is on the ground
wheel - a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
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nosewheel

[ˈnəʊzwiːl] N (Aer) → rueda f delantera de aterrizaje
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Just don't push these airplanes into a parking spot without a towbar attached--you'll risk damaging the nosewheel.
A USAir 737 was cleared to land on the same runway and did so, hitting the Metroliner just as the 737's nosewheel touched down.
While there's nothing fundamentally wrong with the castering nosewheel design, it does require greater brake use than the steerable kind.
T3 will also be used to evaluate ice-protection system performance, landing gear and nosewheel steering operation, environmental control system performance and the cabin pressure control system, as well as community noise testing.
Airport officials asked them to wait but instead of going to the terminal building, these rescue team members waited in front of the nosewheel of an aircraft," a senior airport official told M AIL T ODAY .
A special nosewheel cradle in the TaxiBot registers all the steering movements and transfers these to navigate the tractor's eight wheels.
It was reported that the plane had suffered a problem with its nosewheel steering but was able to land and taxi safely without any further problem.
I ran the power up and simultaneously stowed the nosewheel steering handle.
Cebu Pacific confirmed the technical problem with the nosewheel steering but said the plane was removed from the runway in just 37 minutes.
This testing has included the brake control system, nosewheel steering, and flight controls.
During a turn-around inspection of OUTLAW 501, Petty Officer Vetter discovered a half-inch crack in the nosewheel steering swivel.
The electric nosewheel for airliners being trialled by DLR German Aerospace Center echoes this evolution in vehicles on the ground because uses a fuel cell.