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User currently offlineGalaxy5 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2034 posts, RR: 23
Posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1600 times:




"damn, I didnt know prince could Ball like that" - Charlie Murphy
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User currently offlineMilemaster From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 1089 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1383 times:

Reminds me of the worst landing I ever witnessed at DFW.

It was a NASA 757(Not sure what the military name is) that landed about the same way.

After about 2 bounces on the runway it finally touched down for good.  Laugh out loud


User currently offlineChepos From Puerto Rico, joined Dec 2000, 6301 posts, RR: 10
Reply 2, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1353 times:

What a terrible landing. I like the title of the thread, just like the name of Nelly Furtados CD.
Chepos



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User currently offlineMirrodie From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 7455 posts, RR: 61
Reply 3, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1295 times:
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whoa Nelly is right!! Looks like someone got their freak on!


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User currently offlineSharpnfuzzy From Canada, joined Jun 2001, 570 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 days ago) and read 1284 times:

Maybe he was trying to perform a one-point landing.

User currently offlineGalaxy5 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2034 posts, RR: 23
Reply 5, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1229 times:

yeah looks like someone got the "freak on"


"damn, I didnt know prince could Ball like that" - Charlie Murphy
User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6418 posts, RR: 31
Reply 6, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1137 times:

Just a touch of crosswind on this one.

Milemaster : The NASA 757 has no military designation. NASA is not a miltary organization. At least officially.



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User currently offlineBig777jet From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1123 times:

Whoa! Look at the lower rudder so that upper rudder is not operated. You can see red truck on the road. The rudder was full right steering.

Big777jet



User currently offlineCoronado From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 1275 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1101 times:
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Does PF get 'kp' for the premature wear on the tyres?


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User currently offlineSunilgupta From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 789 posts, RR: 13
Reply 9, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1089 times:

galaxy5,

Where did this photo come from? Are there more? What were the circumstances of this landing?

Inquiring minds want to know.

Sunil


User currently offlineBoeing757fan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1058 times:

HEHE grat shot... I am surprised someone didnt get on your case and say it was the wrong forum to post it in, its military. I could care less what forum its in, its a great photo.



User currently offlineHeavymetal From Ireland, joined May 2015, 10 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1053 times:

Are these things (C-17s) known for tricky landings or could this be a green or not paying attention P-I-C...?

User currently offlineDragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 4021 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1029 times:

wow what a landing!! a few more inches and that wingtip would hit the runway!! did this landing damage the plane? where was this photo taken?


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User currently offlineGalaxy5 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2034 posts, RR: 23
Reply 13, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1002 times:

its a McCord bird and from what i know it was supposed to be a tactical assault landing, but they ruined the gear and had to stop.


"damn, I didnt know prince could Ball like that" - Charlie Murphy
User currently offlineMandala499 From Indonesia, joined Aug 2001, 7317 posts, RR: 78
Reply 14, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 965 times:

Reminds me of strong xwind landings in LHR where some jets end up on nose and one main gear after touchdown with the pilots struggling to control the landing roll... (735 was the one I saw)

Mandala499



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User currently offlineMirrodie From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 7455 posts, RR: 61
Reply 15, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 954 times:
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I have always wondered about this. I happen to love jets with overhead wings and T-type tails. The Avro and BAe 146's, and the military c-5's and c-17's are all great looking.

As I understand, these types of a/c are good with short take off and landing performance. I am not an aerodynamics engineer so don't berate me just yet.

However, if they truly are better for t/o and landing, why aren't more a/c designed in the same way?




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User currently offlineDuce50boom From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 929 times:

they pay for their outstanding t/o and landing performance with terrible aerodynamics/ fuel economy at altitude

User currently offlineLewis From Greece, joined exactly 16 years ago today! , 3721 posts, RR: 4
Reply 17, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 890 times:

It looks strange. Although the tail and the fuselage in general don't seem to be that rotated horizontally, the right wing is about to strike the ground. It looks as if the right wing is lower than it should be. Am I the only one seeing this?

User currently offlineBoeing757fan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 861 times:

Doesnt Altus AFB have an assault strip? My friend was stationed there and he told me they were landing the C17 in hundreds of feet, not thousands. The strip is only 3514x94 ft long.



User currently offlineGalaxy5 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2034 posts, RR: 23
Reply 19, posted (13 years 9 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 797 times:

no, C-17s cant land within hundreds of feet. its measured in thousands.


"damn, I didnt know prince could Ball like that" - Charlie Murphy
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