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Aircraft design - gear neutral position

Old 20th Sep 2014, 04:32
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Aircraft design - gear neutral position

Hi,

I'm curious as to why some gear bogies are designed to be tilted on landing so the rear wheels touch first (787) and some so that all wheels touch at the same time (A350).

Does anyone know what goes into deciding this?
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Old 21st Sep 2014, 14:13
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Here is some prior discussion on the subject:
http://www.pprune.org/tech-log/52454...ientation.html
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