Latest developments in aviation with tractor type landing gear and the Lanier Paraplane.
United States of America, USA.
SCU. The new Boeing tractor type landing gear in action over raised boards, and CU. MS. Towards a B-50 Superfort testing the gear by landing in a bumpy field.
The Paraplane for fastest landings.
Ms. The Lanier Paraplane in field with man standing beside it. SCU. The special wing design and 'Vacu-jet' airfoil design, which gives it special lift. SCU. The flaps operating on the wings. LS. The Paraplane and an ordinary 'plane taking off. The Paraplane (on right) rises quickly. LS. The two planes landing to show comparison. The Paraplane descends almost vertically.