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A340-600 Rejected Takeoff, Fire Below.  
User currently offlineReadytotaxi From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 3219 posts, RR: 2
Posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 6519 times:

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=UocxPoUUnIQ&feature=related

It seems like a long time for the fire crew to put out the undercarriage fire, did they under estimate the problem?


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User currently offlineAAH732UAL From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 6513 times:

I don't think so IIRC, they have to sit for a set amount of time before they can attempt to put it out.

User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 6483 times:



Quoting Readytotaxi (Thread starter):

During a rejected take off test the fire department must wait a fixed period of time before putting the fire out. It's all part of the test



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User currently offlineReadytotaxi From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 3219 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 6473 times:



Quoting AAH732UAL (Reply 1):



Quoting EMBQA (Reply 2):

Thank you for that, the clip did not make that clear.  Smile



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User currently offlinePilotboi From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2366 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 6459 times:

I can't wait to see the RJO tests for the 787. That and the crosswind tests...maybe they can be added to the famous crosswind video. Big grin

User currently offlineLNv22 From Norway, joined Mar 2008, 182 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 6333 times:



Quoting Pilotboi (Reply 4):
I can't wait to see the RJO tests for the 787. That and the crosswind tests...maybe they can be added to the famous crosswind video. Big grin

Yeah, as long people stop adding all that crappy music to it!  wink 



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User currently offlineDocLightning From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 19507 posts, RR: 58
Reply 6, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 6206 times:



Quoting Pilotboi (Reply 4):
I can't wait to see the RJO tests for the 787.

We'll be waiting a while. My guess is 2010.


User currently offlineZANL188 From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 3516 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 6199 times:
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RTOs are always amazing tests to watch... Not often they intentionally torture an aircraft in that way...

I'm amazed the fire dept got so close with wheels still exploding....



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User currently offlinePilotboi From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2366 posts, RR: 9
Reply 8, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 6183 times:



Quoting LNv22 (Reply 5):
Yeah, as long people stop adding all that crappy music to it! wink

Hey I like that music! LOL


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