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Landing Systems

Crane’s landing product line is trusted industry wide. Perhaps the most notable presence exists throughout Boeing’s family of commercial and military aircraft. Each time a Boeing commercial plane touches down on a tarmac and comes to a complete stop, Crane A&E product is hard at work, safely delivering thousands of passengers each day to their desired destination.

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Landing Systems

Crane’s landing product line is trusted industry wide. Perhaps the most notable presence exists throughout Boeing’s family of commercial and military aircraft. Each time a Boeing commercial plane touches down on a tarmac and comes to a complete stop, Crane A&E product is hard at work, safely delivering thousands of passengers each day to their desired destination.

EXPLORE PRODUCTS

Trusted Industry-Wide

Crane brings industry-leading electronic and hydraulic subsystems for landing gear together in solutions that add value and offer superior performance you can count on. We deliver custom-engineered brake control systems, reliable hydraulic components, and industry leading landing gear proximity indication systems.

Brand Expertise: Hydro-Aire, ELDEC

Product Lines

Brake Control Systems

Hydro-Aire

  • Antiskid Systems
  • Brake by Wire Systems
  • Integrated Brake Temperature Monitoring System
  • Integrated SmartStem Wireless Tire Pressure System

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Landing Gear Control Systems

ELDEC | Hydro-Aire 

  • Landing Gear Position Annunciation
  • Landing Gear Door Position Annunciation
  • Control of Extension/Retraction Sequence
  • Nose Wheel Steering Electronic Control
  • Hydraulic Control

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Hydraulic Equipment

Hydro-Aire 

  • Servo Valves
  • Shut-off Valves
  • Hydraulic Fuses
  • Shuttle Valves
  • Integrated Brake Control Manifolds
  • Emergency Park Brake Valves
  • Thermal Relief Valves

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787 BCS Shipset

Boeing 787

First certified electric brake antiskid system for commercial transport aircraft. The Mark V digital brake-by-wire antiskid system with integrated brake temperature monitoring (BTMS) and wireless tire pressure indication (TPIS), via SmartStem®, systems based on an Axle Advanced Remote Data Concentrator (ARDC) architecture.

Crane Landing Technology Evolution

System Crane Introduces: Benefits
Mark 1 First antiskid system in 1947
  • Marked improvement in landing safety
Mark II First wheel speed transducer
  • Electronics to drive rate sensing
  • Linear four-way pressure control valves to modulate brake pressure
  • Improved brake control efficiency & reliability on all pavement conditions
Mark III First adaptive control
  • Based on maximum braking under all operating conditions
  • Higher response hydraulic control valves
  • Improved brake control, smoothness and efficiency
  • Wet and dry runway performance improvement
Mark IV First microprocessor-based digital system
  • Improved control algorithms allowed efficiencies >95% under all operating conditions
  • Unigain antiskid valve improved system performance under variable pilot pedal input
Mark V Complete brake-by-wire system 
  • Very high performance digital brake control
  • Latest technology used on B787 (electric brake)

Applications

  • Mark IV standard Hydraulic Digital Antiskid Systems for retrofit applications and new programs
  • Mark V hydraulic or electric Brake-by-wire Antiskid Systems for retrofit applications and new programs
  • Integrated Brake Temperature Monitoring and Tire Indication and Pressure Systems
  • Landing Gear Position Annunciation, Landing Gear Door Position Annunciation, Nose Wheel Steering

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