LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS (cont)
NITROGEN FILL PORT
HYDRAULIC FILL PORT
HYDRAULIC BLEED PORT
COUPLING PORT (LOWER CYL
Shock Strut Assembly
(4) Wheel and Tire Assembly.
The wheel and tire assembly (2 each) (fig. 35) consists of a wheel and
a tire attached to an axle. The wheel is attached to the axle by a lockring and axle nut which screws the end of
the axle against the outside wheel bearings. The wheel is a splitrim type with an Oring that provides a seal
between the two halves which are bolted together. The outboard rim is equipped with a nitrogen valve for inflating
or deflating the tire. The tire is tubeless with a rib thread design. The inboard rim is equipped with a brake disc
Wheel and Tire Assembly
b. TLG Assembly.
The TLG assembly (fig. 36) is attached to the aft end of the fuselage tailboom section.
The TLG assembly consists of the shock strut assembly, trailing arm assembly, fork and axle assembly, wheel
centering mechanism, wheel and tire assembly, and the tail wheel lock actuator system.