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Landing Gear Overhaul

AAR Landing Gear Overhaul is a self-contained, full-service landing gear maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) for commercial and military platforms. Our landing gear repair station in Miami, Florida also features complete wheels and brakes capability.

We proudly serve the U.S. military branches of the Air Force, Army, and Navy. AAR Landing Gear Overhaul's exemplary customer service has also been recognized with the Secretary of Defense Performance Based Logistics (PBL) Award.

Inspections

Including visual and dimensional inspection of landing gear and landing gear components and accessories, and field inspection for landing gears on an aircraft on ground (AOG) basis to assist customers around the world. This entails careful visual observation, measurement, and testing to ensure that the landing gear is in proper working condition, free from any damage, wear, or defects that could compromise the safety and performance of the aircraft during landing and takeoff.
Plating and machining

Plating

Aircraft landing gear plating processes involve various surface treatments and coatings applied to different components of the landing gear to enhance their durability, corrosion resistance, and overall performance. This includes: 
  • Alodine plating 
  • Hard chrome plating
  • Nickel plating
  • Cadmium plating
  • Passivation
Plating and machining

Machining

These processes are used to create intricate shapes, holes, and surfaces for landing gear components. This includes: 
  • Turning 
  • Milling
  • Drilling
  • Grinding
  • Boring
  • Honing

Non-destructive testing (NDT)

A group of testing techniques used to evaluate the properties, integrity, and quality of materials, components, or structures without causing any damage to the test subject. This includes: 
  • Liquid penetrant testing 
  • Magnetic particle testing 
  • Ultrasonic testing 
  • Eddy current testing 
  • Visual inspection
  • Barkhausen noise inspection 
Engineering

Engineering

Alternative repair methods to extend the lifespan of landing gear and its components, utilizing approved technical specifications and data. This entails creating new tools designed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the overhaul, repair, and inspection processes for landing gear components and accessories in order to increase operational longevity.

Assembly

The construction and integration of landing gear systems that are used in aircraft. This includes: 
  • Main gear and nose gear assembly 
  • Shock absorber assembly
  • Wheel and brake assembly
  • Retraction and extension system assembly 
  • Hydraulic system assembly 
  • Tire and brake system assembly 
  • Final landing gear integration
Bushing manufacturing

Bushing manufacturing

The creation of cylindrical pieces with precision machining to enhance the overall performance and longevity of aircraft systems by minimizing wear and maintaining smooth operation. This includes: 
  • Bushing material selection 
  • Design and engineering 
  • Precision machining 
  • Surface treatments 
  • Quality control and testing 
  • Compliance with aviation standards 
  • Traceability 
icon-HVOF

High-velocity oxygen fuel (HVOF) coating

Thermal spray technology used to apply protective coatings to various surfaces to enhance their performance, durability, and resistance to wear, corrosion, and other forms of degradation.
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Shot peening

A surface treatment used to improve the fatigue life, strength, and durability of metal components, including those used in landing gear assemblies.
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TIGER TEAM®

Our specialized TIGER TEAM is comprised of highly skilled technicians and inspectors who travel to any customer site worldwide  no matter when or where to perform any required service on-wing. We get your plane off the ground and back in the air in the shortest amount of time.

Landing Gear Overhaul worldwide 24/7 AOG support

Contact us

Landing Gear Overhaul

9371 N.W. 100th St.
Miami, FL 33178 USA

Telephone: +1-786-337-4000

 

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