Rubberloss for airplane wheels

This invention relates to a system for reducing tire wear of an airborne vehicle that requires a runway upon which to land. A stream of air is naturally directed against a mechanical housing affixed to the wheels of the airborne vehicle, the device comprising a number of radially spaced surfaces symmetrically positioned about the housing and bolted to the existing wheel assembly. When the landing gear is in the extended position, natural air flow across the radially spaced surfaces causes the wheel to rotate at the equivalent to the landing speed of the aircraft, eliminating excessive wear on the tire, reducing stress on the landing gear assembly and resulting in a more controlled landing.

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