One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The undercarriage of an aircraft.
- ‘Smoothly we left the ground, raised our undercarts, and climbed away into that overcast, threatening sky.’
- ‘The undercarriage was replaced with a white metal set, as I'd heard bad things about heavy models on plastic undercarts, and this was just a direct replacement with no fettling required.’
- ‘He confirmed that my wheel had gone, but that the starboard wheel and undercart appeared to be intact.’
- ‘The trial was satisfactory and flight without undercart became operational practice.’
- ‘The functioning undercart has now been removed, and the model is now much lighter than before.’
- ‘Rear canopy frames from a Val was identified as well as a pair of undercarts off a rare A5M Claude fighter.’
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