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U.S. Patent Specifications

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 October 1954



An aeroplane and detachable suspended cargo pod combination having a tricycle landing gear arrangement comprising a nose landing gear carried beneath the front end of the pod, main landing gears attached to the aeroplane itself, means for shifting the ground contact point of said main landing gears from behind to in front of the centre of gravity of said combination, and a tail wheel carried by the aeroplane itself for co‐operation with said main landing gears when the latter are shifted ahead of the centre of gravity, whereby to provide for ground manoeuvring and flight of the aeroplane component of the combination when the cargo pod has been removed.


(1954), "U.S. Patent Specifications", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 26 No. 10, pp. 368-368.




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