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    11-27-2008, 12:49 AM
Scary aircraft landings

Looks at these sketchy landings, lots of wind. Gives a new perspective on flying.
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    11-27-2008, 12:58 AM

    11-27-2008, 01:19 AM
Yeeeek!!! Scary stuff. At least in the first video if they weren't going to land well, they pulled back up.
As for the last video - yikes.. all I can say is Whiplash!!!
I was on a plane to Ontario this past summer that tried to land 4 times, failed each time, and we ended up getting rerouted. That was nerve-racking!
    11-27-2008, 01:30 AM
That was one of the secrets about the B-52 bomber.
The landing gear swiveled. The plane could be at a 45degree angle
To the runway and the landing gear would be lined up straight with the
Runway. The plane would actually land at an angle and still go straight down the runway.

This would not work with commercial aircraft because the landing gear
Is like a tricycle. The main landing gear on a B-52 is under the fuselage
    11-27-2008, 04:36 AM
Wow Regal, were you an aircraft pilot before? So much info about the planes .

By the way I love jet fighters, planes too. Ever played Flight Simulator ???

    11-28-2008, 12:20 AM
That is some scary stuff eh! When we landed in LA our plan at about 800m off the ground lifted straight back up due to tower conflicts with another plane that had been missed. Tho it was nothing like the movies, still a very scary thing when it's not meant to happen.
    11-28-2008, 01:37 AM
These didn't even make it.

    11-28-2008, 02:40 AM
Wow some of that is really hard to watch, my brother went from being a cf-18 (hornet) fighter pilot to flying comerciel for air canada, a friend of the family daughter was killed when her father's privet plane nosed dived in to lake ontario about 15 years ago......
    11-28-2008, 06:27 AM
Originally Posted by Jehanzeb    
Wow Regal, were you an aircraft pilot before? So much info about the planes .

By the way I love jet fighters, planes too. Ever played Flight Simulator ???

I took ground school but never went on to get a pilots licence.

I just read alot LOL.

Go to utube and search for fighter planes, hundreds of videos.
    11-28-2008, 06:34 AM
Oh hahaa! Yaa I would love to go to Youtube however it is blocked by the company! Darn it!!

Anyhow, have you ever played Simulation games?


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