Definition of Nosewheel

1. Noun. A wheel located under the nose of an airplane that is part of the plane's landing gear.

Group relationships: Landing Gear
Generic synonyms: Wheel



Definition of Nosewheel

1. Noun. A wheel, or retractable landing gear, located near the nose of an aircraft ¹

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Definition of Nosewheel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nosewheel

noseprints
noser
noseride
noserides
noseriding
nosers
noses
noses out of joint
noseshot
noseslide
noseslides
nosesmart
nosethirl
nosethirls
nosetiology
nosewheel (current term)
nosewheels
nosey
nosey-parker
nosey parker
nosey parkers
noseys
nosh-up
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nosher
nosheries
noshers
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noshes

Literary usage of Nosewheel

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1. Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident by Southgate Publishers, DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"15 The nosewheel steering, regarded as fail-safe, might better be described as ... Thus, a single failure in nosewheel steering, coupled with failure ..."

2. Challenging Horizons: QANTAS 1939-1954 by John Gunn (1987)
"... second Liberator after the nosewheel collapsed on landing from a training flight at Perth, 16 October 1944. It was returned to service on 13 November. ..."

3. Aerial Interdiction: Air Power and the Land Battle in Three American Wars by Mark (1995)
"Also visible just above the nosewheel is the BLACK CROW. The AC-130A aircraft, shown firing its 40- mm guns (lower left), was the leading Communist truck ..."

4. Annual Review of Aircraft Accident Data: U. S. General Aviation, Calendar by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... descent altitude 6 5 Missed approach 5 4 Mixture 10 5 Monitoring 1 0 NOTAMs 2 1 nosewheel steering 1 1 Operation with known deficiencies in equipment 22 ..."

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