|Quoting 1MillionFlyer (reply 7):|
he needed VR to rotate, V1 is the go-no point.
|Quoting AirWillie6475 (reply 8):|
Every time there is a 5 star video at fl350 do we have to be remineded at this forum?
|Quoting AAFLT1871 (reply 5):|
Anybody know the runway lenght in Bournemouth by any chance?
|Quoting Aogdesk (reply 19):|
intimidating to see a whale bearing down on you like that. I have to agree with the highly technical exclamation of the guy at 25 seconds...."Jesus Christ"....
|Quoting Lymanm (reply 20):|
He appears to start rotation at the 1500 ft marker, and is airborne by the 1000 ft marker, from the looks of it.
|Quoting Rick (reply 35):|
Those planes would take every inch of runway before lifting off low over Roaches Run and they would turn hard right away from the monument and area around the Capitol and White House.
|Quoting OV735 (reply 32):|
Oh, and I think it's a good thing those FL350.com vids make it to the A.net forums from time to time.
|Quoting GothamSpotter (reply 26):|
The perception of distance from that angle and through a zoom lens is deceiving. It IS an awesome clip, but I'd estimate the aircraft lifted off with about 1,000ft to spare.
|Quoting TBA04 (Reply 41):|
It is a very good video, but I think people need to realize that the pilots would have performed the appropriate calculations in terms of weight, atmospheric conditions and runway length, so they knew very well that the runway was long enough for them to take off, even if not by much.
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