Effective Maintenance of Aircraft Antiskid Brake System


  • Ndekiri Ezekiel Andenyangtso Faculty of Air Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology Kaduna, Nigeria.
  • Rexcharles Donatus Enyinna Faculty of Air Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology Kaduna, Nigeria.
  • Mathias Usman Bonet Faculty of Air Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology Kaduna, Nigeria




Mean Time to Repair, operational data, aircraft, bending endurance, contact endurance, antiskid brake UA-51


The most effective way to reduce Mean Time to Repair (MTR) is to get to the root cause of the failure before it even occurs. Closely monitoring operational data of each component of an aircraft enables the early detection of possible causes of failure. The purpose of this research work is to determine the cause of the frequent failure of the antiskid brake UA-51, using the data collected on the performance of the component, with the aim of improving on the maintenance process. A close examination of the antiskid brake system showed that the failures occurred due to wear and tear of the drive gear. The external condition of the brake was examined and a calculation was done to ascertain the hardness of the gear teeth. The results of the calculation are presented in the work. Based on the results, it was discovered that the wear and tear of the drive gear was caused by negligence of the technical procedure for carrying out maintenance on the antiskid brake system. A recommended technical procedure of maintaining the antiskid brake was given.


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How to Cite

N. E. . Andenyangtso, R. D. . Enyinna, and M. U. Bonet, “Effective Maintenance of Aircraft Antiskid Brake System”, Mekatronika: J. Intell. Manuf. Mechatron., vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 19–29, Apr. 2024.



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