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Hydraulic systems on aircraft use pressurized liquid to move components such as control surfaces and landing gear.

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What is the difference between a pressure switch, high-pressure control, and low-pressure control in a landing gear hydraulic system?

This is an Arrow II landing gear diagram. In the diagram, the high and low pressure controls look like check valves. The pressure switch is unclear. What are these three items, and what purpose ...
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What factors should be considered to select jet-pipe or flapper-nozzle technology for a primary control surface?

How is the servovalve mechanism chosen between these two mechanisms? what are their advantages and drawbacks?