Body Landing Gear - How is Body Landing Gear abbreviated?
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At 19 feet tall, the body landing gear
is the largest gear aboard a commercial aircraft and with two body gears and two wing landing gears supplied per aircraft, a shipset comprises 20 wheels.
US aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co (NYSE: BA) announced on Wednesday (5 April) that it has selected Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) to provide the nose, wing and body landing gear
, and also wheels and brakes, for the new 747-8 aircraft.
According to the company, the two drawings released were for the body landing gear
and the underwing engine fittings.