The Main Landing Gear rotates 90 degrees horizontally to be accomodated inside the gear bays when retracted after take off; futhermore, it is steerable for a 20 degrees left or right for crosswind landings.
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Awesome video shows C-5M Galaxy’s landing, ground operations, taxi and short-take off during a recent visit to RAF Fairford, UK. On Nov. 22, 2019, the C-5M Super Galaxy 86-0015, belonging to the 433d Airlift Wing, […]
F-16s, A-10s as well as MC-12s and C-5s Service deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, work around the clock, ensuring mission success 24 hours a day. Taken in the last days, the following images show the […]
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