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Gear On Concorde  
User currently offlineLauda 777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (15 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 909 times:

Why does the concorde have so high landing gear?

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User currently offlineLHMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (15 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 889 times:

Probably to keep debris from getting sucked into those low-slung engines. I could be wrong- I'm not an engineer. Also, maybe to provide clearance for the rear fuselage on rotation. They need a little retractable wheel in the tailcone as it is.

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