Military Aircraft Brake Control Systems
Military Aircraft, with their unique
environmental and operational requirements, have always been a significant
element of Hydro-Aire's antiskid business. The first Hydro-Aire Mark I antiskid
was developed for the military Boeing B-47 bomber in 1947. Military aircraft
received the benefit of the significant performance improvement available from
the Hydro-Aire Mark III slip velocity control with systems installed on the F-4,
F-15, F/A-18, C-9B, C/KC-135, and the B-1A /B. Developmental Mark III systems
were also developed for the F-5 and CF-5 aircraft.
The C-17 was the first Military aircraft
to use the Hydro-Aire digital Mark IV antiskid technology with an integrated
Brake Temperature Monitoring System (BTMS).
Hydro-Aire Mark V systems have been
developed and installed on the X-35, the Lockheed JSF demonstrator, the X-33
reusable space vehicle demonstrator, the X-34 experimental vehicle, and the Tier