Landing Gear (Supports)
tically and supports the front end or nose of the semitrailer
when it is not coupled to a towing vehicle. It is located at the
rear of the raised and extended portion (nose) of the chassis
frame. The landing gear right and left leg assemblies are se-
cured at the top, to brackets welded to the chassis frame.
semitrailer M270A1, U bolts attach the center portion of the
landing gear assemblies to brackets welded to the longitudinal
beams of the chassis frame.
welded brackets extend from the lower portion of the upper
b. T h e t u b u l a r l e g s o f t h e l a n d i n g g e a r h a v e t e l e s c o p i c l o w e r
portions equipped with hinged shoes for better contact with the
and lowered by operating screws which rotate in fixed nuts in
the lower legs.
c. A t w o - s p e e d t r a n s m i s s i o n ( p a r . 2 8 b ) , i n a g e a r b o x a t t h e