EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
EQUIPMENT CHARACTERISTICS, CAPABILITIES, AND FEATURES
a. Characteristics. The landing gear system is fixed (nonretractable).
b. Capabilities and Features.
(1) The landing gear system supports the aircraft and allows it mobility for ground operations.
(2) The MLG brake system stops the aircraft and give it stability during servicing and maintenance.
(3) The TLG tail wheel can be locked electrically from the pilot station or manually with a lever on the tail
wheel lock actuator.
(4) The MLG can be kneeled to transport the helicopter.
LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS
Landing Gear System. The landing gear system (fig. 31) consists of the MLG assembly, the TLG assembly,
and the MLG brake system.
MLG ASSEMBLY AND
MLG BRAKE SYSTEM
Landing Gear System
a. MLG Assembly. The MLG assembly (fig. 32) is mounted on both sides of the lower fuselage forward of
the wings. The MLG assembly consists of a cross tube assembly, two trailing arm assemblies, two shock strut
assemblies, and two wheel and tire assemblies.