Browse Standards AIR5479A
Historical Reaffirmed 2013-10-25

Environmentally Compliant Processes for Landing Gear AIR5479A

This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) describes the performance of platings and coatings for landing gear that potentially provide environmental compliance benefits versus the current baseline processes. The hazardous systems addressed in this version of the document include cadmium plating, chromated primers, and high VOC (volatile organic compounds) topcoats. Available data are presented for various standard tests in order to compare the replacement candidates. Conclusions are made as to the best performer(s) for each test section presented. These conclusions are not to be regarded as recommendations for or against any of the candidates. The AIR applies to landing gear structures and mechanisms for all types of civil and military aircraft. The potential replacements apply to both original equipment manufacturer (OEM) hardware and overhaul of in-service landing gears.
AIR5479B
2017-07-14
Latest
Revised
AIR5479A
2013-10-25
Historical
Reaffirmed
AIR5479
2002-02-15
Historical
Reaffirmed

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