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14.
Landing  Gear (Supports)
a. The
landing
gear
(supports)
is
partially
retractable
ver-
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.
On
semitrailer M270A1, U bolts attach the center portion of the
landing gear assemblies to brackets welded to the longitudinal
On
semitrailers
M270
and
M269,
beams of the chassis frame.
welded brackets extend from the lower portion of the upper
legs
of
the
landing
gear
and
are
secured
to
brackets
welded
to
the
chassis
frame
with
bolts,
and
nuts.
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
ground.
The
lower
telescoping
portions
of
the
legs
are
raised
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
TAGO 1321B
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