Ad: “Leg muscles” that cushion a jet’s landing (May, 1953)
“Leg muscles” that cushion a jet’s landing
When the landing gear of an F-86 Sabrejet hits the runway at lightning speed, the shock is absorbed by hydraulic action within the tough, precision-made cylinder on each “leg.” To machine these 37-lb. cylinders to exact tolerances from solid 158-lb. steel forgings … to give them mirror-smooth inside finishes . . . Cleveland Pneumatic depends on Lycoming.
If your metal-working needsâ€”like Cleveland Pneumatic’sâ€” can be solved by precision production, or if your problem is volume fabrication, or “just an idea” in the rough or blueprint stageâ€”look to Lycoming. Long famous for metal-working skills, Lycoming meets the toughest specifications of exacting customers, both industrial and military.
Lycoming’s 2-1/2 million square feet of floor space, its more than 6,000 machine tools, and its wealth of creative engineering talent all stand ready to serve your needs;
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