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  • n  a wheel located under the nose of an airplane that is part of the plane's landing gear

  • Another C-54 rolled up beside her, needing a new landing-gear nosewheel.
  • Protective tiles on the orbiter's underside, including one near its vulnerable nosewheel well, seem to have been gouged during launch, perhaps by more falling foam.
  • They brought the plane in as slow as possible, touched down in the center of the runway, and by holding the sidestick back kept the nosewheel from touching down until the last .

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