- Transitioning to Retractable Aircraft - AVweb Features Article
- Manual Gear Mooneys - KNR, Inc
- Why do airplanes have to retract landing gear? - Aviation Stack.
- Mooney M20 Pre-201 - Tri City Aero
Transitioning to Retractable Aircraft - AVweb Features Article
Written by Tom Rouch of Top Gun Aviation, it focused on landing gear failures in electric gear Mooneys; especially ones equipped with Duke gearboxes.
Manual Gear Mooneys - KNR, Inc
He also touched on the subject of manual gear Mooneys and really brought the point of how not to pick up a Mooney after a gear collapse. This month’s Shop Talk will explain how the wear and tear on a single part on those manual gear Mooneys can contribute to a gear collapse, for which the pilot is usually blamed.
Why do airplanes have to retract landing gear? - Aviation Stack.
This AD has multiple sections, one of which requires that at each annual inspection the landing gear rging and down-lock preload torque must be checked.
Mooney M20 Pre-201 - Tri City Aero
Parts are wearing out that the manufacture never expected to still be in use after some thirty or more years.
How mooney manual landing gear works:
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