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A Douglas Presentation Of The DC10-30 ( Movie )  
User currently offlineMortyman From Norway, joined Aug 2006, 3835 posts, RR: 1
Posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 4807 times:

A Douglas presentation of the DC10-30 ( Movie )

http://www.vimeo.com/16727360


Love the trijets !

Thanx to

Hangar.no and Boeing Corp.

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User currently onlineBMI727 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 15715 posts, RR: 26
Reply 1, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4645 times:

It's more than a little bit ironic to hear the boasting about redundant hydraulic systems.


Why do Aerospace Engineering students have to turn things in on time?
User currently offlineFlyPIJets From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 871 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4601 times:

Nice.

Lots of good infomation for the DC-10 buff. But, no introduction to dial-a-flap?  



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User currently offlineWestWing From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 2129 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4564 times:

It says "towing vehicle can operate aft of the nose-gear". That is interesting. Was this used in operations?


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User currently onlineBMI727 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 15715 posts, RR: 26
Reply 4, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4503 times:

Quoting FlyPIJets (Reply 2):
Lots of good infomation for the DC-10 buff. But, no introduction to dial-a-flap?

It was a little bit old hat by then, having been used on the DC-9 and earlier DC-10s.

Quoting WestWing (Reply 3):
It says "towing vehicle can operate aft of the nose-gear". That is interesting. Was this used in operations?

I thought so too, but I've never seen it. Probably more trouble than it's worth in a lot of cases, plus I think that some tugs have swiveling driver's seat.



Why do Aerospace Engineering students have to turn things in on time?
User currently offlineclimb1 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 128 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 4066 times:

Great find, I enjoyed watching that!

I found the autoland bit quite funny.....watching the pilots hanging on to the glareshield like its a fairground ride!



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User currently offlineTUSAA From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 230 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 4036 times:

Quoting WestWing (Reply 3):
It says "towing vehicle can operate aft of the nose-gear". That is interesting. Was this used in operations?

You could do the same with the 747 back then. AA did this with the 747 and DC-10, and was done at places like LAX where the nose of the plane would be very close to the terminal and there wouldn't be room to hook up a big push tug like a T-500 or 800, so they hooked it up to the backside of the nose-gear.


User currently offlinefi642 From Monaco, joined Mar 2005, 1079 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 3483 times:

Hot section reversers! I've not seen them for a LONG time! That was worth watching the whole film!


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User currently offlineHELyes From Finland, joined Oct 2010, 893 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 3409 times:

DC10 was such a pretty bird... My first wide body ride and the only DC10-30 experience was Finnair's service HEL-SEA-HEL some 25y years back, exiting for an young guy. The cabin felt so huge then...

User currently offlinetype-rated From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 4941 posts, RR: 19
Reply 9, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 3311 times:

I enjoy seeing these old training films. Thanks for posting it.


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User currently offlinedrerx7 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5157 posts, RR: 8
Reply 10, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 3280 times:

I've seen the tugs towing behind the nose gear before on DC10s, 747s, and L10s...I also want to say I've seen it on AB3s.


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User currently offlineAaron747 From Japan, joined Aug 2003, 8021 posts, RR: 26
Reply 11, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 3270 times:

LOL they always had the worst choices in narration back then. This guy sounds like a pompous jerk  


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User currently offlinecvg2lga From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 630 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 3082 times:

Did I miss something? If the center gear freefall drop lever was by the engineer's panel, the main gear freefall lever was by the F/O's seat, what about the nose gear?

Tchau

DA-



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User currently offlinesolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 850 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 2952 times:

Love the DC-10-30 humongous cabin space, the cool pax doors that went up into the fuselage ..

It was a great time flying these beauties in the 80´s

Long Live DC10-30   



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