Just the right balance of performance and durability.
Michelin ® AIR TM tires are designed to provide:
- A very long tire life and lower maintenance costs due to fewer tire changes
- Exceptional balance for smooth taxiing,even wear, and heat resistance
- Our maximum protection against sidewall cracking caused by ozone and UV light
- Excellent lateral stability and impact absorption, even under rough landing conditions
It takes just the right balance of materials to make a great tire. And in the Michelin ® AIR TM tire those materials work together very effectively to help provide you with dependable performance throughout a long tire life.
Deep Tread Depth
Thick rubber in the tread area helps provide for a long tire life.
Contributes to lower maintenance costs due to fewer tire changes.
Customized Rubber Compounds
Sidewall is optimized for both ozone and ultraviolet light protection which helps reduce ozone cracking in key areas of the tire.
Provides our maximum amount of exterior wear and crack resistance for a long tire life.
Unique Bead Construction
Provides a firm (tight) fit to help reduce movement between the tire and wheel.
Helps improve lateral stability for a long tire life, even under rough landing conditions.
Contoured Shoulder Design
Helps absorb lateral impacts associated with landing.
Designed to help the tire achieve a full life, even under adverse conditions.
Optimized Casing Design
Proprietary Michelin production processes help balance stresses within the tire structure. Strong, yet lightweight nylon cords are designed to exceed strict industry standards for overpressure strength.
Results in an effi cient, lightweight product with excellent balance properties for smooth taxiing, even wear, and resistance to heat buildup for a long tire life.