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Snowy Runway Landing Video

Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:40 pm

Guess they didn't think of plowing the runway too well?

Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas MD-83

Airline: Austral Lineas Aereas

Remarks: Not a very nice situation, 2000m long snowy RWY, crosswind, and a plane full of passangers.

Videographer: AU_MD80

Location: Rio Grande - (SAWE / RGA) Rio Grande

Country: Argentina

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RE: Snowy Runway Landing Video

Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:48 pm

Ahhhh tis' the season. T/R's seem to help a lot on snowy runways, sure wish I had them! Nice video!
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RE: Snowy Runway Landing Video

Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:50 pm

If there was just a snowfall and they haven't had a chance to plow they will allow landings. Here in the states they just do a breaking action test. Its fun watching planes land when the TRs blow up alot of snow.  Smile

Cool video. Thanks.
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