STUDENT GUIDE FOR T-1A AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS
Speed Brake Indicator Light
A white annunciator on the CP shroud panel illuminates the letters SPD BRAKE EXTEND when
the speed brakes are not retracted.
510. SPEED BRAKE LIMITATIONS
Refer to Speed Brake Limitation, Section V, T.O. 1T-1A-1, for specific limitations of the speed
511. LANDING GEAR SYSTEM
The landing gear system is an electrically controlled, hydraulically operated tricycle-type system.
The landing gear system consists of the following subsystems:
Nosewheel steering subsystem
Landing gear subsystem
Nosewheel Steering Subsystem
The nosewheel steering subsystem provides aircraft directional control and shimmy dampening
during taxi, takeoff and landing. The system is mechanically controlled by rudder pedal action
and available only when the nose gear is extended.
Landing Gear Subsystem
The landing gear subsystem consists of the following components:
Main landing gear
Main landing gear fuselage and wing doors
Nose landing gear
Nose landing gear doors
Landing gear control unit
HYDRAULIC POWER SUPPLY & SYSTEMS