Aircraft Landing Gear Assembly
An aircraft landing gear assembly (10) including structural members (12, 14) coupled via a coupling including a bearing (22). The bearing comprises a body (24) defining a first bearing surface (B1) arranged to contact a first counter-face of the coupling. The first bearing surface is defined by a first tubular layer (23) of fibre reinforced polymer of a first type having an axis and containing synthetic fibres of a first type wound around and along the axis of the bearing. The bearing body further comprises a second tubular layer (30) of fibre reinforced polymer of a second type containing synthetic fibres of a second type wound around and along the axis of the bearing.
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Published patent application
Disclosure date: 04-04-2016
Publication date: 10-11-2017
Applicant: SAFRAN LANDING SYSTEMS UK LTD, GB
Inventor: EVANS SAM, GB ; FOSTER NICHOLAS, GB
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