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nosewheel

[nohz-hweel, -weel] /ˈnoʊzˌʰwil, -ˌwil/
noun
1.
the landing wheel under the nose of an aircraft.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; nose + wheel
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  • When the third wheel is located on the nose, it is called a nosewheel, and the design is referred to as a tricycle gear.
  • After the nosewheel is lowered to the runway, moderate braking should be applied.
  • Apron installed switching devices are occasionally required at the final nosewheel location.
  • The captain noticed the left drift also and used the nosewheel tiller to help steer.
  • Since the hose was split lengthwise in the middle, fuel sprayed onto the muffler and splashed into the nosewheel well keel area.

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