Aviation Photo #1011577 Boeing 737-3A4 - Southwest Airlines

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Looks like the pilots want to get on the brakes early on this landing. The thrust reverser is cracking open before the main gears contact the runway.
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    Daniel J. Evans
    Southwest Airlines
    Boeing 737-3A4
    Boeing 737-300
    Boeing 737-300
    Albany - International (County)
    New York
    February 24, 2006
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12 years ago
It seems like putting the thrust reversers on too early would make the noze of the plane dive down!!!! Maybe i'm wrong?

Someone please tell me if thats what it looks like to them>
12 years ago
With CFM56 engines on the 737 it is possible to deploy reverse thrust when either of the aircraft's two Radio Altimeters are below 10ft – however this is not recommended due to a nose pitching down moment and a rapid loss of airspeed close to the stall.

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