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What was the mechanism and method of retraction, as it seems (from the perspective of the camera), the Pod actually intruded into the space directly below the NLG bay
|Quoting KC135TopBoom (Reply 1):|
The nose landing gear had a complicated retraction and extension cycle. But basicly the top of the gear moved aft, while the wheels moved up, and were stowed in the foreward section of the nose gear bay.
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