Quantcast AIRCRAFT TRIPOD JACKS

Share on Google+Share on FacebookShare on LinkedInShare on TwitterShare on DiggShare on Stumble Upon
Custom Search
 
  
system, and associated sensing and control components. The trailer has towing and steering capabilities and its own braking system. A collapsible air ducting hose connects to the aircraft and provides conditioned air. A/M32C-21 AIR CONDITIONER.—The A/M32C-21 air-conditioner (fig. 9-27) is a mobile, four-wheel, trailer-mounted, electrically powered, self-contained unit powered by a 30-horsepower, 440-volt, 3-phase, 60-hertz ac electric motor that is an integral part of the six-cylinder reciprocating type compressor. A 30- to 50-foot external power cable, a 30-foot collapsible duct hose for aircraft connection, a collapsible tow bar for towing and steering, tie-down rings, and a manual parking brake are provided. Hydraulic Jacks Hydraulic jacks are frequently used in aircraft maintenance. Maintenance of the tires, wheels, brakes, and struts requires part or all of the aircraft to be lifted off the deck. The entire aircraft must be lifted off the deck to perform operational testing of the landing gear. Different types and sizes of hydraulic jacks are needed. Some typical hydraulic jacks are described in the following paragraphs. The basic types are illustrated in figure 9-28. AIRCRAFT AXLE JACKS.—The aircraft axle jack (fig. 9-28, view A) is a portable, self-contained, hydraulically operated unit. These jacks are used to raise the landing gear wheels off the deck to perform maintenance operations. The lift, a component of the base of the jacks, consists of three rams and an outer cylinder. A rectangular tank welded to the base forms the fluid reservoir. AIRCRAFT TRIPOD JACKS.—The aircraft tripod  jack  (fig.  9-28,  view  B)  is  a  portable, self-contained, hydraulically operated jack. These jacks are used for raising the wing, nose, or tail of an aircraft. When used in sufficient numbers and at the required jacking points, this jack can lift the complete aircraft off the deck. The jack consists of three main assemblies—a hydraulic cylinder, a tubular steel tripod leg structure with caster wheels, and a hydraulic pump assembly. The cylinder and ram are raised by manually operating the hydraulic pump. Maintenance Platforms Performing maintenance on aircraft does not always occur at ground level and often requires the use of a maintenance platform. There are several different models to use depending on type of aircraft, the maintenance requirement, and location. Two common maintenance  platforms  are  the  B-2  maintenance platform and the B-4 maintenance platform. B-2 MAINTENANCE PLATFORM.—The B-2 maintenance platform (fig. 9-29) is a fixed height, 9-17 ANF0929 HYDRAULIC CYLINDER BARREL LOCK BARREL GROOVES HYDRAULIC RESERVOIR TOWBAR JACKSCREW HYDRAULIC PUMPS HYDRAULIC LINES Figure 9-29.—B-2 maintenance platform.



Aviation News
Over 1,500 orders for the versatile A330
Growing market endorsement for most popular widebody aircraft Share this...
airbus.com
AirRobot, Remotec Distribute UAS to Law Enforcement, First Responders
[Avionics Today 04-17-2015] Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) manufacturer AirRobot recently...
aviationtoday.com
Future US DOD UAS Spending will Favor Upgrades, Logistical Support
[Avionics Today 04-17-2015] Demand for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) from...
aviationtoday.com
Future US DOD Spending will Favor Upgrades, Logistical Support
[Avionics Today 04-17-2015] Demand for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) from...
aviationtoday.com
FAA Statement
The FAA is working with its aviation security partners in...
faa.gov
Rockwell Collins Wins Contract to Upgrade Argentine Air Force C-130s
Argentine Air Force C-130. Photo: Wikipedia [Avionics Today 04-15-2015] The...
aviationtoday.com
Aircraft Interiors Expo 2015: Airbus recognises cabin BFE suppliers’ customer support
• Airbus’ Cabin BFE Supplier Support Rating recognises suppliers for...
airbus.com
Erickson Secures Pipeline Construction Contract in Mexico
Erickson Incorporated has contracted with Group Desarrollo Infaestructura, SA de...
aviationtoday.com
A print for the future: Innovation is helping the A320neo take flight
The company is utilizing 3D printing (also known as additive...
airbus.com
AgustaWestland Announces AW609 Interior Competition, AW119Kx Training and Fleet Management Solution
AgustaWestland has launched the second edition of its “Flydeas for...
aviationtoday.com
Fighting foam: Airbus leverages innovation in order to help keep a river clean
Airbus has marked another environmental achievement with its introduction of...
airbus.com
FAA Summary Grants Speed UAS Exemptions
The summary grant process the Federal Aviation Administration used last...
faa.gov
Airbus highlighting ACJ319 at ABACE show
Leads trend to larger cabins Share this Read more +...
airbus.com
Splunk to Support F-35 Systems Behavior
[Avionics Today 04-09-2015] Splunk has received a contract to provide...
aviationtoday.com
Oman Begins Link 16 Interoperability Deployment
[Avionics Today 04-09-2015] Tactical Communications Group (TCG) has begun deployment...
aviationtoday.com
Bell Helicopter to Display Four Airframes at Brazilian Defense Exhibition
Bell Helicopter and Textron Aviation Inc. have announced their joint...
aviationtoday.com


Privacy Statement - Copyright Information. - Contact Us

comments powered by Disqus

Integrated Publishing, Inc.
9438 US Hwy 19N #311 Port Richey, FL 34668

Phone For Parts Inquiries: (727) 755-3260
Google +