Takeoff wheel spin

From:         jbtex@aol.com (JbTex)
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Date:         23 Aug 96 13:45:03 
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As a casual observer of a/c, I've got a question.

When jet airliners take off, they seem to tuck their
landing gear away soon after liftoff.  Is any retardation
applied to the spinning wheels before they're
lifted into their stowage position?  Or can they
still be spinning after they're up?