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A retractable landing gear is probably one of the most popular upgrades amongst drone building enthusiasts and for good reason too. A retractable landing gear not only looks super cool, it's a huge advantage for photography and filming. A retracted gear allows for an unobstructed view of the sky ahead, making smooth shooting in all directions possible. 

This is a high quality all-metal, servloess rectractor with a small footprint. It's designed to fit the Tarot X-Series frames (X4/X6/X8), however a pair of them could be used to make a custom DIY landing gear. The retractor is compatible with 25mm tubes and comes with two rivets for assembly.


  • Robust 6061 T6 aluminium alloy construction
  • 75-degree retract angle for increased stability
  • Reliable mechanism with metal gearing and a high torque motor
  • To suit 25mm tubes

Note: This rectractor will only work in conjunction with the Tarot TL8X002 retract controller.

We also sell a smaller rectractor to suit small multirotors - 16mm Version - TL65B45

Tarot TL8X003 Dimensions

  • Applicable to 25mm Tubes
  • Weight: 78g
  • Size: 115x34x36.5MM
  • Compatible with: Tarot X4/X6/X8 

Note: It must be used in conjunction with TL8X002 Controller 


  • Electronic Landing Gear Retractor x1
  • 4x6MM Rivet x2

Sorry, we don't currently have any product related advice for this item. For general tips, tutorials and help please check out our Multirotor Beginner's Guide. Alternatively feel free to ask us a question.


By Piers Gow on

What the maximum weight that the Tarot TL8X003 retracts can support?
Please give the maximum supportable weight for a pair as installed onto an airframe.
Many thanks

By admin on

Tarot haven’t actually specified a max weight rating, however I've used them with 12kg rigs no problem and I'm sure they could support a fair amount more.

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