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Undercarriage

n Photos by Andreas Samuelsson and Magnus Fridsell
Text by Magnus Fridsell and Martin Waligorski


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FFVS engineers came up with a very neat, albeit somewhat spindly, undercarriage construction. on the ground, all wheel well covers remained closed with exception of  the two tiny ones providing openings for the leg and rear supporting strut, respectively.
Photo: Magnus Fridsell

The same  main undercarriage leg seen from the fuselage centerline.
Photo: Magnus Fridsell

...and yet another view of the leg and the two supporting struts.
Photo: Magnus Fridsell

A series of three shots showing the retraction sequence on Röd Kalle.

Photo: Andreas Samuelsson

The wheels retracted entirely into the fuselage and were completely covered in flight.
Photo: Andreas Samuelsson

Close-up on the main wheel.
Photo: Magnus Fridsell

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