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The Landspinner Propulsion System is essentially a set of powered wheels that are typically attached to each heel of a Knightmare Frame's feet. These wheels are primarily used to provide Knightmares with a large boost of mobility, allowing them to drive along the ground similar to motorized skates. They can also be used as climbing instruments which provide leverage or stability during an ascent. Since each Landspinner can pivot, they can also grip walls and other surfaces to ascend a Knightmare that way. When a Float System is present, Landspinners can be used with a Knightmare Catapult System to launch the Knightmare into the sky at speed, and also function as landing gear and brakes. When not in use, Landspinners fold along the outside of a Knightmare's legs. Britannian Knightmares traditionally fold them beside the leg, while the Landspinners on the Black Knights' Knightmares are designed to fold into the back of the leg. The Black Knights' Landspinners were recognized as the "Kou Kisou Kudourin" (高機走駆動輪 lit. High Mechanical Run Driving Wheel) type.

In the hands of a skilled pilot, Landspinners make very versatile evasion tools. Kallen Kozuki in particular was able to use them to balance her Guren onto and even grind along the thin wire of another Knightmare Frame's Slash Harken. In the Knightmare Frame Vincent and the successor Vincent Commander Model, an additional pair of Landspinners have been added and concealed inside the unit's shoulders. The Vincent's Landspinners also had their mud guards removed, allowing their position to be instantly switched from forward to backwards facing. This design choice grants the Vincents far greater mobility and evasive ability than other Knightmares with only two Landspinners. For the Vincent Ward, the shoulder-mounted Landspinners were removed.

Prior to the Battle of Fukuoka Base, the airship Avalon was upgraded with a special Knightmare Catapult System, which interacts with the Landspinners to launch a Knightmare into the air (specifically, the Lancelot it carries). It uses a special mechanism to accelerate the Landspinners of a Knightmare on the catapult to an incredibly high speed, providing an initial boost before takeoff.

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