"A break in the steering-gear," he declared, by way of explanation.
"The balloon is almost ready, steering-gear and all," she said.
The trial trip of the first Zeppelin was short, because of accidents to the steering-gear, but on the whole was not unsuccessful.
He's lying in there alongside the steering-gear with a face like death.
At half past seven one shell completely destroyed the steering-gear.
It wouldn't do to get something smashed about the steering-gear now.
This was due to a slight accident of the preceding night that temporarily disabled her steering-gear.
Could he reverse the steering-gear in all that flame and smoke?
The shock, however, had put the steering-gear out of action.
A moment later we were dismayed by the report that our steering-gear had been broken.