Preflight Descriptions:  More Than Merely  ‘Check,’ Part 2

Nose wheel strut
A properly serviced nose strut should provide the proper damping to minimize any oscillations.
Credit: Patrick Veillette
In Part 1, we discussed properly checking windshield seals and nosewheel shimmy. Do your struts need servicing? When a business jet’s nose is lowered to the runway on landing, it is important that the nose remains stable regardless of whether the nosewheel abruptly rolls over imperfections in the...

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