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OV-103 Wings & Main Landing Gear
Overview of wings and main landing gear.
About this creation
This page shows the details of OV-103 Space Shuttle Discovery's wings and main landing gear.



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   This view shows the wing torque box which transfers aero loads into the mid-fuselage structure. The entire wing uses weight saving constructions techniques and is extremely lightweight, yet stiff.



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   Access to the gear locking mechanism as well as to the main landing gear is shown here.



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   This lever slides a technic locking pins that allows locking of the main landing gear once they are deployed.



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   The main landing gear deployed.



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   Closeup of the gear. The two sliding technic axles keep the tension strut from collapsing.



Comments

 I like it 
  January 5, 2007
Great design for the wing and the landing gears.
 I like it 
  September 29, 2006
Absolutely my favorite part, I've many times tried to make a working landinggear (For fun) but never actually done one I've been satisfied with.
 
By Spencer R.
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