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What does NWS stand for?

NWS stands for Nose Wheel Steering

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In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; engine and airframe fuel pumps; electric motors; aircraft door actuation, flight and flow controls; fluid, fuel and air delivery products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls and displays; power and load management systems; pressure sensors, seals, and fluid health monitoring products and systems.
By the way, nose wheel steering can be used during a takeoff abort in the Skyhawk.
In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; engine and airframe fuel pumps; electric motors; aircraft door actuation, flight and flow controls; fluid, fuel and air delivery products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls and displays; power and load management systems; pressure sensors, seals, and fluid health monitoring products and systems.
Reverse thrust was only available from the No 3 engine, no leading edge slats were available, there was limited aileron and spoiler control, anti-skid braking was restricted to the body landing gear only, there was limited nose wheel steering and that the nose was likely to pitch up on touchdown,'' the paper quoted investigators as saying in the report.
Technical fault as explained initially by the flight engineers was that on landing, the nose wheel steering brakes of the aircraft got temporarily jammed.
According to private TV channel, sources of Peshawar airport said that nose wheel steering break of PIA's flight coming from Saudi Arabia to Peshawar get jammed after landing.
The failure of these systems resulted in the loss of multiple systems and avionics as well as normal braking and nose wheel steering.