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Stol At Its Best  
User currently offlineACFA From Canada, joined Feb 2007, 261 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 2025 times:



Thought this was really cool!  Smile

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User currently offlineEDICHC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 2008 times:

Can't argue with that! I flew many a time on the DHC-6 20+ years ago when I worked for LC and well remember some memorable take-offs and landings at LWK none quite as short as that one though. Deeply regret never being able to experience the beach landing in Barra.

User currently offlineLH526 From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 2351 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 1933 times:
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That'S what the Twin Otter was designed for. However the video is a little intense. Not only did the Ditch slowed down the landing roll, it was merely the strong headwind that supported this STOL.

Mario
LH526



Trittst im Morgenrot daher, seh ich dich im Strahlenmeer ...
User currently offlineSilverfox From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1058 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1737 times:

Nevertheless,
It stoped in a shorter distance than my car!!!


User currently offlineATCT From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2272 posts, RR: 38
Reply 4, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 1612 times:

Give me a super Cub and I'll beat it  Smile

Anywho awesome video. I would love to fly twin otters for those guys anyday!

ATCT



"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." - Walt Disney
User currently offlineFerrypilot From New Zealand, joined Sep 2006, 897 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (7 years 5 months 2 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 1582 times:

It is very impressive, ...although I reckon he's benefiting from maybe 30 - 40knots on the nose. You can see the wind is very strong as it gusts over those puddles of water on the approach.

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