Aircraft on ski's

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  1. Osmalleus

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    They were for operating from semi-prepared surfaces. There is a video of the aircraft taxiing on grass, it performs very well.
    In the end Su-7BKL (meaning Ski/Wheels Bomber) used a complex undercarriage with small skis aside the main gear. Here

    Hope this helps.
     
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    #82 Micdrow, Feb 7, 2015
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    Lagg 3 ski's.jpg Lagg 3 on ski's
     
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    untitled1.JPG untitled2.JPG From "German Fighters over Russia"...
     
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    #86 Micdrow, Mar 28, 2015
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    DSC_0161.JPG DSC_0163.JPG XP-51 Mustang sitting on its tires but snow skies are close at hand :)
     
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    I have a part of a NAA T-6 export manual showing the ski installation if anyone wants it
     
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    Some very nice shots here
     
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