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SAE - AIR5800A

Tire Prerotation at Landing

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Organization: SAE
Publication Date: 1 August 2015
Status: active
Page Count: 8
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This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) applies to landing gear tires and airframe structure for all types and models of civil and military aircraft having tires as part of the landing gear.

Purpose

This report describes the advantages and disadvantages of prerotating tires prior to landing, and explains why this practice is not generally adopted. Two potential benefits of this practice are considered: 1) Tire wear and 2) Spin-up loads on the landing gear and aircraft structure.

Document History

AIR5800A
August 1, 2015
Tire Prerotation at Landing
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) applies to landing gear tires and airframe structure for all types and models of civil and military aircraft having tires as part of the landing gear....
October 1, 2009
Tire Prerotation at Landing
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) applies to landing gear tires and airframe structure for all types and models of civil and military aircraft having tires as part of the landing gear....

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