Aircraft Tires

R&DDesign Standard

The following design standards apply to Bridgestone commercial aircraft tires:

Applicable Standards

TSO-C62*
Federal Aviation Administration (USA), Technical Standard Order: Aircraft Tires
AC145-4
Federal Aviation Administration (USA), Advisory Circular: Inspection, Retread, Repair and Alterations of Aircraft Tires
ETSO-C62 (EASA, European Technical Standard Order)
Civil Aviation Authority (U.K.)
Aircraft Yearbook
The Tire and Rim Association (USA)
ETRTO (EUROPE)
JIS K6251 & JIS K6257
Japanese Industrial Standard
MIL-PRF-5041
Military Specification (USAF) Tires, Pneumatic, Aircraft.
  TSO-C62 AC-145
Dynamometer Test 100% Load Take off cycles 50 50
100% Load Taxi cycles
Min Speed:
Min Distance:
8
40mph
35,000ft
8
40mph
35,000ft
120% Load Taxi
Min Speed:
Min Distance:
2
40mph
35,000ft
2
40mph
35,000ft
150% Load Take off cycle 1 1
Overpressure Test 4 times its rated inflation pressure for 3 seconds 3 times its rated inflation pressure for 3 seconds
Physical Propertieis of the Tire Material Temperature -40°F and 160°F -

Commercial aircraft tires are manufactured to meet these standards and the specifications of individual aircraft manufacturers and users.

* Export of military aircraft tires is prohibited by Japanese law.

*Notice: TSO-C62

The conditions and tests required for TSO approval of this article are minimum performance standards. It is the responsibility of those desiring to install the article on or within a specific type or class of aircraft to determine that the aircraft operating conditions are within the TSO standards.

If not within the TSO standards, the article may be installed only if further evaluation by the user/installer documents an acceptable installation that is approved by the Administrator.

If within the TSO standards, the article may be installed only if the user/installer documents an acceptable installation that is approved by the Administrator.