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Boeing F/A-18 nose landing gear


Boeing F/A-18 nose landing gear

Safran Landing Systems equips the F/A-18, the latest version of Boeing combat aircraft, with a high-performance and strong nose landing gear. This gear incorporates major innovations in terms of materials.

A robust solution

Increased strength

Innovative materials

Nose landing gear - Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

An exceptionally robust landing gear

The Boeing F/A-18 nose landing gear includes major structural elements manufactured with AerMet 100. This advanced high-strength steel is known for its damage tolerance and its resistance to crack propagation which are essential qualities for gear exposed to severe and diverse environments.

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