Arresting System

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Term Arresting System
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Synonyms

Arresting Gear

aircraft arresting system

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Narrower term

aircraft arresting hook

aircraft arresting cable

Definition

A series of devices (for example: engaging or catching devices and energy absorption devices) that are used to stop an aircraft by absorbing its momentum in a routine landing, emergency landing or aborted take-off.

Definition Source

  • AIFDD

Note

System types may consist of barriers, cables, nets and or engineered materials.