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1. (WO2013124636) LANDING GEAR

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/124636    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2013/050391
Publication Date: Fri Aug 30 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Wed Feb 20 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: B64C 25/20
B64C 25/26
B64C 25/62
Applicants: MESSIER-DOWTY LIMITED
Inventors: SCHMIDT, Kyle
Title: LANDING GEAR
Abstract:
A landing gear (10) for an aircraft having a main fitting (12) arranged to be coupled to the aircraft and arranged to move between a stowed condition and a deployed condition and a trailing arm (14) movably coupled to the main fitting (12). A torsion spring (24) is coupled to the trailing arm (14) such that the movement of the trailing arm (14) causes torsion loading of the torsion spring (24). A stay assembly (24,26) is provided which comprises the torsion spring (24), the stay assembly (24,26) having a first condition in which it is arranged to react axial loading thereof so as to maintain the main fitting (12) in the deployed condition and a second condition in which it is arranged to permit the main fitting (12) to move between the stowed condition and the deployed condition.