Figure 9-8. Power Control System
Figure 9-9. Power Boost Brake System
of brake housing. Brake housings may be either the
one-piece or divided type. Figure 9-10 shows a single
disk brake installed on an aircraft, with the wheel
removed. The brake housing is attached to the landing
gear axle flange by mounting bolts.
(2) Dual-disk brakes. Dual-disk brakes are
used on aircraft when more braking friction Is desired.
The dual-disk brake is very similar to the single-disk
type, except that two rotating disks instead of one are
Dry-cleaning solvent is flammable
and solvent vapors are toxic. Use P-
D-680, Type II Solvent in a well-
ventilated area. Keep away from
solvent contact with skin.
Brake Assembly Cleaning. Disassemble brake
assembly and clean parts with dry-cleaning solvent,
Federal Specification P-D-680. Clean using a brush or
air spray. Remove all blistered, chipped, or loose paint.
Brake Assembly Inspection. Inspect brake
assemblies using the following general procedures:
(1) Visually Inspect brake housing thoroughly
for cracks, chipped or worn mounting holes, stripped
threads, and corrosion
Figure 9-10. Single-Disk Brake