Arresting System Engagement Device Type

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Term Arresting System Engagement Device Type
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Arresting Gear Engagement Device Type

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Definition

The type of device that is used to engage an aircraft upon landing in order to immediately stop it.

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  • AIFDD

Note

The engagement device is connected to an energy absorber that rapidly dissipates the kinetic energy of the moving aircraft, bringing the aircraft to a stop. Examples of devices include hooks, barriers, and nets.