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JAS 39 Gripen in Detail
Main Undercarriage

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Starboard main undercarriage assembly with another landing light mounted to the leg. 

Photo: SAAB

 

Close-up of the leg on the opposite side... 

Photo: Björn Ringholm

 


...and the inner side of the  starboard one.

Photo: Björn Ringholm

 


The wheel well  is full of plumbing and cabling. Unlike other inner surfaces, wheel wells are painted in the same gray shade as the undercarriage itself.

Photo: Björn Ringholm

 

Main wheel detail... 

Photo: Björn Ringholm

 


...and more detail... 

Photo: SAAB

 


The last photo of this section shows  the hydraulics in extended position just before landing.

Photo: SAAB

 

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