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Old Jul 31, 2011, 12:40 AM
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I did think of using 2 halves of landing gear to allow it to be removed, that would work well, but I only fly off a hard runway, so I decided to really imbed it into the fuse.

The tail wheel is a free castering wheel because the wire was not long enough!
Thanks for the added pictures. I also fly mostly from hard surface. With flying FPV from different locations I figure I'll have some that landing gear would work well and others where belly landing would be better. I kind of cheated and installed a single landing wheel in my fuse that's about half way recessed (ala glider like) so I'm not fully landing on the foam while not creating a snag hazard when/if I fly from a soft field. It works pretty well, but I can't taxi or take off with it as the wing tips just drag.
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