LANDING GEAR CRITERIA GROUND LOADS AND REACTIONS
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO CINCINNATI OH ADVANCED ENGINE AND TECHNOLOGY DEPT
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The main landing gear is provided with a two-position feature the position forward for conventional landing, and the position aft for vertical landing. Criteria was generated for both conventional and vertical landing. Calculations of ground loads were based on methods in MIL-A-8862. A computer program was developed which provides fuselage reactions and internal member loads for all landing and taxiing conditions.
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