Deakins, Ralph R. Computer-Aided Systems Division, Rockwell International Corporation, El Segundo, California.
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That portion of an aircraft consisting of the wheels, tires, brakes, energy absorption mechanism and drag brace. The landing gear is also referred to as the aircraft undercarriage. Additional components attached to and functioning with the landing gear may include retracting mechanisms, steering devices, shimmy dampers and door panels.
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