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B-52 Crab Walk

Old 07-19-2023, 10:56 AM
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Anyone seen a crab walking B-52 or this video?

Old 07-19-2023, 10:59 AM
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That feature was top secret for the longest time
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I know the landing gear could rotate, assuming for crosswind takeoffs and landings. Someone correct me if I'm wrong with that assumption . I never thought the gear could rotate that much.
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yep, they can split the steering on the rear set and crab the nose into the wind.


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