Friday, February 10, 2006
posted 2/10/2006 02:21:00 AM UTC+12, McMurdo Local Time

The other day I had a good question about how the LC130s can use skis down here, but still manage to land on regular airports with concrete runways. The skis are actually somewhat retractable so the planes can use either the skis or the wheels, sometimes they actually use a little bit of both!

Skis upRear skis upFront ski up
Skis downRear skis downFront ski down

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