Patent Number: 6,308,916

Title: Dual mode positioner for an aircraft landing gear axle beam

Abstract: The invention is in the field of hydraulic actuating devices for positioning aircraft landing gear components, and more particularly relates to a dual mode positioner for an aircraft landing gear axle beam. The dual mode positioner serves to position an aircraft axle beam relative to an aircraft strut dependent alternatively for taxi and retraction into the aircraft, and also provides a predetermined amount of damping of the axle beam during taxi.

Inventors: Hrusch; Louis C. (Chesterlanld, OH)

Assignee: The B. F. Goodrich Company

International Classification: B64C 25/00 (20060101); B64C 25/22 (20060101); B64C 25/60 (20060101); B64C 25/34 (20060101); F16F 9/18 (20060101); F16F 9/14 (20060101); F15B 15/14 (20060101); F15B 15/00 (20060101); B64C 025/10 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018