aircraft arresting gear


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aircraft arresting gear

A device used to engage hook-equipped aircraft to absorb the forward momentum of a routine or emergency landing or aborted takeoff. See also aircraft arresting system.
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Mainstream Engineering Corporation, a 32-year-old Brevard County manufacturer with a history of leading-edge research and development that has resulted in advanced, lean-manufacturing, cost-competitive products, which are all Made in the USA, has been awarded a contract from the Navy to demonstrate an enhancement of aircraft arresting gear.
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These advances include flight-deck configuration, primary flight control, aircraft arresting gear, jet-blast deflectors, aircraft fueling and integrated communications and advanced network systems.

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