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Watch This Massive 777 Gear Swing Up And Down

Boeing’s 777 is the world’s largest two-engine passenger jet and can haul up to 451 people. At that size, it’s understandable that it needs the landing gear to match.

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The Triple Seven has six wheels on each of its main landing gear. In this video, you can see ground tests as the main gear is deployed and retracted.

Follow along with the massive undertaking down in the video below that will make you realize just how many moving parts have to go into a plane of this magnitude.


This is just one small piece of the puzzle that comes together to make sure that you have a safe flying experience. Being able to witness something like this could give you just one more thing to appreciate while you’re flying thousands of feet above the ground!