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How does one "emergency extend" the right main landing gear of a B-52 Stratofortress?

After running through the usual series of checks (cycling the circuit breakers, etc), one takes the Landing Gear Emergency switch for the gear in question to EXTEND. Reference - B52 Pilot's Manual ...
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Does the B52 stratofortress nose wheel lock during takeoff and landing?

The B-52's tandem or "bicycle" landing gear system features 2 gear legs (one on each side of the fuselage centerline) forward and 2 more gear legs (again one on each side of the fuselage ...
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