fixed landing gear

fixed landing gear

A landing gear that is always in the extended position and cannot be retracted. See landing gear.
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The aircraft would have a fixed landing gear with an inverted gull wing design with dive brakes located under each wing.
I'm not sure if there were official findings that gave common cause, but one theory was that the fixed landing gear acted like a pogo stick and was unforgiving of too much energy on touchdown.
The gunship is equipped with advanced avionics, multi-function colour dispays, fiberglass rotor blades, thermal imaging sight systems and a fixed landing gear that helps absorb some of the shock from emergency landings.
The Mohajer-6 also has a fixed landing gear - a common feature for the Mohajer UAV family, and the same electro-optical day-night capable system as Mohajer-4.
It had a maximum speed of 125 mph, a fabric-covered fuselage with fixed landing gear. A crank was used for starting the engine.
The fuselage is highly angular, slender and tapered to the rear, with fixed landing gear and armoured for ballistic protection.
Just as the blast hit, Wells pulled power in an effort to intercept the Val, a slower, older aircraft with fixed landing gear that was long past its prime.
The all- metal aircraft is made of aluminium alloys and can take off and land on non- paved runways that have fixed landing gear. It requires a short take- off and landing area of 300 meters in comparison with about four kilometers for the big aircraft.
Powered by an eight-cylinder inverted-vee air-cooled Arug As 10C engine providing 240 horsepower at take-off and turning, this fixed wing, fixed landing gear aircraft was versatile and saw a number of them passed along to Germany's Bulgarian, Croatian, Finish, Hungarian, Italian, Rumanian, and Slovakian allies fighting along side German forces on the Eastern Front.
If waves of Japanese dive-bombers had swept by, I would have been at my lonely post, calling out to my beloved Nana, "Thirty Japanese dive-bombers, with fixed landing gear, bearing 50 degrees, on a northwest course.
The two most obvious solutions to this problem were either to retract the landing gear inside the airplane after takeoff, or to find a way to cover fixed landing gear so it produced less drag during flight.