Designing Commercial Aircraft TRAS: How to Specify the Right Flexible Shafts

This article is written and contributed by Steve Grimes, Director of Sales and Marketing at S.S. White Technologies.

Thrust Reverser Actuation Systems redirect aircraft engine thrust immediately after landing to brake. On commercial jets, these systems provide critical safety and maneuverability to pilots. Failure to deploy correctly during a landing could cause unsafe turning as an engine on one wing brakes while the other continues forward thrust. Even more dangerously, a poorly designed …


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Source Website: Advance Engineering – Engineering.com

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