Thanks Dave. Yeah, those are some pretty funky mains, makes a little more sense now. Another thing I notice is, the tops of the struts actually poke out of the pod/fairing and have their own little door to cover them up after retraction is complete.
I dont know about the rest of you, but when watching a plane takeoff, my eyes are usually glued to the gear....watching the retraction sequence, especially on something that does it ina different way.
Any one have any good pics of a C-17 retracting its wheels?