Definition of 'landing gear'
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This led to a lack of thrust from the engines and both sets of landing gear. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The narrow landing gear also made it prone to ground looping on landing. Spitfire Women of World War II (2007)Hiding in the landing gear bay also carries the risk of being crushed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The aircraft 's landing gear was ripped off by the impact but only one passenger was seriously injured. Times, Sunday Times (2009)After a heavy touchdown, sensors in landing gear automatically alert airlines' head offices to the need for extra checks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The main landing gear, as it was designed, snapped off and did not crash into the fuel tanks in the wings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The buckled fuselage of the aircraft was ablaze in a ditch, the landing gear and one engine torn off, interior compartments melting in the heat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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