Yakovlev Yak-9 Taking Off
Here we see a Yakovlev Yak-9 taking off, with the main wheels in the middle of retracting into the wings. The Yak-9 was the last and best member of the family of fighters that began with the Yak-1, and had a cut down rear fuselage and all-round vision cockpit.
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Rickard, J (5 October 2019), Yakovlev Yak-9 Taking Off , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_yak_9_takeoff.html