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What are those things on the B747 engine pylons?

I agree with the previous writer on the latches for those panels on the engine struts. Regarding some of the other objects on the strut, I'd have to hazard a calculated guess, since I've been retired ...
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Why do the 747's wing gear tilt while airborne, but not its body gear?

The 747's main landing gear, as mentioned above, ALL tilt. The two wing gear tilt at a higher angle, I think about 53 degrees, if I remember correctly, and the body gear tilt around 8-10 degrees, I ...
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