Did you know our landing gears are designed to whistand more than 500 tons of weight at a speed of 340 km/h and can serve up to 400,000 km? Not bad, right? Find out more about these technical prowess of modern landing gear in the 9th episode of our new web series SimplyFly.
Uncover the main components of a modern landing gear, a strategic system for which Safran Landing Systems holds an internationally recognized know-how and expertise. At the forefront of innovation, Safran has been leading the airplanes industry transition to the lighter and more efficient carbon brakes, away from the traditionally used steel. Today, the group is the worlds largest manufacturer of aircraft landing gear.
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