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User currently offlineDavid B. From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 3148 posts, RR: 5
Posted (13 years 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 997 times:

What are the flight deck proceedures for ditching? Is it better to keep the control surfaces smooth as possible?No landing gear?


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User currently offlineShpongled From Finland, joined Jul 2001, 8 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 950 times:

http://www.boeing-727.com/Data/checklist/Abnormal/Ditching.html

Airbus also has a Ditching Switch for closing various valves, as seen here.
http://www.bird.ch/nilsalegren/a340/cockpit/upperpanel/cabinpress.htm


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