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AER-3003 Landing Gear Systems

Self-paced

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Course Description

The landing gear on an airplane serves two purposes. It allows the plane to take off and land safely, and it allows the pilot to maneuver the plane on the ground. In this course, you will learn the parts of an airplane’s landing gear and how the landing gear operates to land an airplane and to maneuver the airplane on the ground.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

• Identify the different types of landing gear

• Identify the parts of a landing gear system

• Understand how landing gear absorbs the shock of landing an airplane

• Understand how brake systems operate as part of the landing gear

• Understand how landing gear works to move the airplane after it has landed

Estimated completion time (hours): 1.7