Accession Number : ADD003728
Title : Aircraft Steering and Braking System.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Berg,Alan
Report Date : 22 Feb 1977
Pagination or Media Count : 6
Abstract : This patent describes steering and braking system for aircraft while ground borne with remote and pilot-override control modes. In the remote mode, a single command controller operates both rudder and differential brakes of the main landing gear. The rudder is provided with a fast-response electro-hydraulic actuator for right, neutral and left positions while the brakes are provided with slow-response pulsating hydraulic actuators for right, left and unison braking. Above a predetermined air speed, the brake control is inactivated. In the pilot-override control mode, the rudder and differential brakes are independently controlled.
Descriptors : *Patents, *Aircraft equipment, Supersonic aircraft, Steering, Braking, Control systems, Dual mode, Remote control, Hydraulic actuators
Subject Categories : Aircraft
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE