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From a pure theoretical standpoint, the speed limit would be whatever rolling speed can be achieved with max reverse thrust. If you deployed max reverse on a landing, and left the max reverse on until you stopped, then released the brakes and left it on as you started to roll backward, you would accelerate backwards, and if you were able to maintain steering ...


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The name says it all. NW STRG DISC or in full form the Nose wheel steering disconnect. And that is what exactly it does. It physically disconnects the nose wheel steering of the aircraft. In most aircraft, with nose wheel steering disabled, the wheel is allowed to caster. This allows pilots to maneuver the aircraft with the differential braking in case the ...


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I found an old magazine advertisement that displays the pushback tractor in question. The ad is for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries "ground support equipment" or G.S.E.: Source: Aviationancestry.co.uk The advertisement is from Interavia November 1970 issue (also March 1971). Unfortunately it offers no further information about the tug, but I will ...


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