Video tip: Flying airplanes with retractable landing gear


Many high-performance airplanes feature retractable landing gear that allows them to fly at higher speeds thanks to the reduced drag (and they look cool too). There are new operational considerations to learn when transitioning to this type of airplane, including the best time to raise the gear after takeoff and lower the gear before landing.

The video clip below is from Sporty’s 2021 Learn to Fly Course

550x225 LTF course