What is this plane?

This is supposed to be a A320, but its main landing gear is a 4 wheel, not a 2 wheel as in the A320

sorry if the image is not posted correctly :/

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That’s a double bogie A320 manufactured by Airbus to Indian Airlines to operate in airfields with runways in poor conditions of India, the airline ordered the plane with that landing gear.

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maybe but it really sounds strange for me

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“Air India/Indian Airlines uses a ‘double-bogey’ main landing gear for airports with poor runway conditions which a ‘single-bogey’ landing gear can’t handle.”

-credits to Wikipedia

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oh thanks, I actually missed that!!

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It looks super ugly but it’s also super efficient? 🤔

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don’t know if efficient, but certainly ugly

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Not so sure about efficient, it’s more necessary than efficient.

Not sure whether the runway conditions have improved or not, but I assume they have since Air India isn’t taking deliveries of new A320s with double bogey gear?

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No, it actually creates extra weight. It’s just that some airports need less loading per tire to prevent the plane from breaking through the runway/taxiway.

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Eww, gear tilt on an A320 ;)

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They operate the normal variant too.

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I know, but that is the aircraft with the same registration.

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No way, the below picture is a A321 and the OP is an A320.

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Oh yes you’re right. Flightaware fails . . .

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Haha so true

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Hahahah you guys are sho bad

Anyways if this gets requested on IF I’ll be so lost for words lol

For once I thought it was Photoshop, really! xD

Why don’t we have this on the a321 on IF could be useful.

Provided if in real life, there’s a 2-bogie A321…

Of course there is

There isn’t…

But if you insist there is, I’d like to see a link? :)