All About Aircraft Tires & Wheels (Training Sample)

This video looks at tire types, functionality, safety, inflation rules for various climates, and FAA and manufacturers guidance.

Tire types; tire science including traction wave and the effects of inflation, centrifugal force and speed on tire life; tire maintenance safety; common tire wear and when to remove from service; and proper inflation based on departure and destination climates.

Online video presentation, 5 page student guide in .pdf format (with links to additional information sources), and a test of 25 questions (true/false and multiple choice). Time allotment: 1 hour.