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Did You Know—how many landings before an aircraft’s tires are replaced?

Aircraft tires do not typically have a definitive lifespan. Variables such as weather, hard landings, cross-wind landings, anti-skid action and rough or damaged runway surfaces all have an effect on the condition of the rubber surrounding the tire’s core. Recapped or retreaded tires is standard procedure in aviation and is regarded as being the most […]

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