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 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.
Even if you enjoy the simplicity of an airplane with fixed landing gear, there are some things you should be doing to avoid problems.
The sometimes-complicated mechanisms involved in retracting and extending the undercarriage--while preserving its strength--are heavier than simply bolting on a fixed landing gear.
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.
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.
The Formula One aircraft have to weigh at least 500 pounds, have 66 square feet of wing space and fixed landing gear.