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1

Describe the Main Landing Gear struts.

Shock absorbing oleo-pneumatic struts with a maximum of 12.5 inches of extension.

2

Describe the Nose Gear strut.

Shock absorbing, single strut, twin absorber cylinders, moving together under oleo-pneumatic pressure with a maximum of 11 inches of travel.

3

Describe the Nosewheel Steering

Hydraulic steering and shimmy-damping through a rack and pinion assembly - with internal steering stops - rotating about the outer strut tube, connected to the nose wheel by a torque link.

4

Maximum Nosewheel Steering Deflection?

45º either side of center.

5

Is the Nosewheel self-centering?

No.

6

Can the Nosewheel be turned beyond 45º?

Yes, with the torque link disconnected.