Re: Takeoff wheel spin

From: (Kim Hackett)
Organization: Your Organization
Date:         07 Sep 96 17:09:09 
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In article <airliners.1996.1706@ohare.Chicago.COM>, (JbTex) says:
>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?

There is no retardation of the wheel that I know of.
I think it is ok for them to be spinning when they
enter the wheel well.
I suppose the pilot could touch the brakes after
lift off to stop the wheels from spinning.