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WN Pilot Spots Landing Cessna With Gear UP At ONT  
User currently offlineQANTAS747-438 From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 2022 posts, RR: 2
Posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 8286 times:

http://www.kfwb.com/Plane-Nearly-Lan...ntario-with-Landing-Gear-U/2944497

20-30 feet... oooops


My posts/replies are strictly my opinion and not that of any company, organization, or Southwest Airlines.
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User currently offlineAeroflot777 From Russia, joined Mar 2004, 3060 posts, RR: 25
Reply 1, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 8267 times:

Good catch!

Aeroflot777


User currently offlineImapilotaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 7841 times:

So the mantra of:

"Short final, gear down, 3 greens and 1 in the mirror" didnt work for him? Probably some Doctor out for his once a month flight.


User currently offlineTXJim From United States of America, joined May 2008, 251 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 7541 times:

Nice photo they picked to run with the article. I didn't realise the 210 nose gear was that big! Or that Ontario was a major Lufthansa hub!

User currently offline413X3 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 1983 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 7538 times:

I love the general stock photos news organizations use. I'm surprised they didn't throw in a picture of an A380 when talking about a Cessna 210

User currently offlineLHR777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 7326 times:



Quoting 413X3 (Reply 4):
I'm surprised they didn't throw in a picture of an A380 when talking about a Cessna 210

You mean that new tri-jet, the Boeing A380-600XXLR?  Wink


User currently offlineSelwoode From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2006, 39 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 6557 times:



Quoting TXJim (Reply 3):
Nice photo they picked to run with the article. I didn't realise the 210 nose gear was that big! Or that Ontario was a major Lufthansa hub

Perhaps its the new 210 carrier landing variant  Wink


User currently offlineCubsrule From United States of America, joined May 2004, 23728 posts, RR: 22
Reply 7, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 6453 times:

So if it had been an AA management pilot, would he have gotten on his cell phone to call the company?

http://www.airliners.net/aviation-fo...eneral_aviation/read.main/4139578/



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User currently offlineN68TLCaptain From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 58 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 4131 times:



Quoting LHR777 (Reply 5):

You mean that new tri-jet, the Boeing A380-600XXLR

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!



I will indeed sir, fly for food.
User currently offlineRichM From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2004, 803 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 4048 times:

When pilots need to communicate with other pilots flying other aircraft in situations like this, can the pilots communicate directly? Or do they just have to inform ATC who would then inform the other pilot?

User currently offline413X3 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 1983 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 3899 times:



Quoting LHR777 (Reply 5):
You mean that new tri-jet, the Boeing A380-600XXLR? Wink

now thats just stupid, we all know mcdonald douglas produces the -600XXLR


User currently offlineFlyvabb From India, joined Apr 2007, 65 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 3617 times:

Great! This is happened to me before too when I was training down in Venice, FL. There was this one Mooney that always forgot to put his gear down! when we were holding short waiting for him to land... we realised his gear was still up and told him dorectly over the radio that his gear were still up! and he would instantly put them down and touch down! its happened thrice with the same guy! freaky!

and RichM yes depending on the situation pilots can directly tell the pilot that his gear is still up or if the aircraft is still far from touch down, the pilots may inform the ATC...

Saurabh



Up, up and away!
User currently offlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 22224 posts, RR: 55
Reply 12, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 3481 times:



Quoting RichM (Reply 9):
When pilots need to communicate with other pilots flying other aircraft in situations like this, can the pilots communicate directly? Or do they just have to inform ATC who would then inform the other pilot?

If it were time critical like this was I'd just say "Cessna on final to runway __, your gear is still up". If it wasn't time critical I'd go through the tower.

-Mir



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User currently offlineMD11Engineer From Philippines, joined Oct 2003, 14476 posts, RR: 62
Reply 13, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 3414 times:



Quoting Flyvabb (Reply 11):
Great! This is happened to me before too when I was training down in Venice, FL. There was this one Mooney that always forgot to put his gear down! when we were holding short waiting for him to land... we realised his gear was still up and told him dorectly over the radio that his gear were still up! and he would instantly put them down and touch down! its happened thrice with the same guy! freaky!

and RichM yes depending on the situation pilots can directly tell the pilot that his gear is still up or if the aircraft is still far from touch down, the pilots may inform the ATC...

Saurabh

What are checklists for?

Jan



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User currently offlineLuv2cattlecall From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 1660 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 3386 times:
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Quoting 413X3 (Reply 4):
I love the general stock photos news organizations use. I'm surprised they didn't throw in a picture of an A380 when talking about a Cessna 210

I'm a huge WN fan (See: My username) but there really must have been a complete vaccum of news or something. The picture, however, was hilarious!

Quoting MD11Engineer (Reply 13):

What are checklists for?

Jan

Capt: Checklist

FO: I checked, the list is there...



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User currently offlineThirtyEcho From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 1695 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 3336 times:

GUMP

Gas
Underwear
Mixture
Prop

Checklist complete.

Recheck Underwear after landing.

Really, now, the C210 makes such a pronounced pitch change on gear down that you'd have to be completely out-to-lunch to miss that one. I have over 1,100 hours in type, starting with the very first C210 demo in 1960, and I learned to watch out for the gear like you'd watch a cobra a foot away from your face.


User currently offlineWjcandee From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5506 posts, RR: 22
Reply 16, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 3026 times:



Quoting 413X3 (Reply 10):
mcdonald douglas

Uhh...excuse me. That's "McDonald's Douglas". Please be more precise next time. Thank you.  Wink


User currently offlineScrumpy492003 From Canada, joined Jul 2007, 170 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (6 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2983 times:

I think that the picture is of a C210 with a REAL Tundra Wheel / Float combination.
Floats even with a wheels up landing!!

A new invention by a McDonald's Douglas, Boing Boing and Aerbus Burger Consortium.



peter b95 c-ghfu
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